The Brooklyn Dodgers won their first pennant since the 1920 season after manager Larry MacPhail took over control of the team. He was a hard-drinking man that came close to trading Joe DiMaggio for Ted Williams in a one-for-one trade.
WHAT'S INSIDE: HALL OF FAMERS
- Front Office
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Hank Aaron had to endure relentless riducule and scorn but he rose above it and became one of the greatest baseball players. The career of legendary baseball player Hank Aaron is presented here.
Joe McCarthy was one of the most consistant and successful managers in professional baseball. He amassed a .615 managerial career winning percentage and a .698 World Series winning percentage, which are the best of all time.