Product Description & Features
- Pages: 256
- Trim: 9"x12"
- Hardcover coffee table book
- Experience more than a century of Dodger glory through the eyes of the people who lived it
- This Dodgers history book digs deep into the archives to present a definitive and comprehensive history packed with exclusive images of rare artifacts and memorabilia, hundreds of photos—many never before seen and published here for the first time
This breathtaking 256 page hardcover coffee table book dates all the way back to the 1890s, when the team joined the National League and promptly won its first championship. From the early days as a Brooklyn powerhouse to the team's historic role as a professional sports pioneer to its move west and inextricable link with Hollywood to the present day and the team's talented young superstars, Dodgers: From Coast to Coast chronicles the rich past and bright future of one of the most storied franchises in sports.
Exceptional writing complements the treasure trove of images. Leading off are the Introduction by Vin Scully and Foreword by Tommy Lasorda. The incomparable Roger Kahn takes readers on a journey back to 1930s-era Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, when fans literally "dodged" trolley cars on their way to games. A first-person account by Jackie Robinson reflects on his being named our most significant athlete by Sport magazine. The arrival in Southern California is chronicled in an essay by Wally Moon about playing with in the L.A. Coliseum, and a host of Dodger legends including Tommy Davis, Ron Cey, Steve Sax, Eric Karros and Shawn Green share their most personal memories in original essays about their days at Dodger Stadium.
Over one hundred years in the making, Dodgers: From Coast to Coast is a grand slam for every fan!
Country of Origin: United States