Baseball in the 1950s saw the dawn of future hall of famers when Willie Mays won Rookie of the Year in 1951 and Hank Aaron came to prominence in 1957.
1956 Baseball Season
The New York Yankees opened the 1956 baseball season wanting revenge. Their target: The Brooklyn Dodgers, who had taken the World Series championship the previous year. Read more highlights of the 1956 baseball season.