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- The Brooklyn Bums, the Miracle Mets, and the Extraordinary Life of a Baseball Legend
- By: Tom Clavin, Danny Peary
- Narrated by: Kris Koscheski
- Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
Due to his achievements as a player and manager, as well as his sterling character, Gil Hodges deserves to be in the Hall of Fame more than any other player. A towering figure during the Golden Era of the 1950s, Hodges was the Brooklyn Dodgers’ powerful first baseman who, alongside Jackie Robinson, helped drive his team to six pennants and a thrilling World Series victory in 1955. Fans never booed the beloved home run hitter from Indiana who married a Brooklyn girl and settled in their borough, and they famously prayed for him when he slumped.
Good Ballplayer, Good Man, Good Book
- By R. R. Costas Jr. on 10-29-18
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