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FROM OBSCURITY TO NEAR MIRACLE
Roy Terrell
October 05, 1959
The Los Angeles Dodgers were the big story of the 1959 National League race. They rose from seventh place to pennant playoff on sheer drive
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October 05, 1959

From Obscurity To Near Miracle

The Los Angeles Dodgers were the big story of the 1959 National League race. They rose from seventh place to pennant playoff on sheer drive

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But these are physical assessments and they really have no place in what happened in the National League this year. Everyone knows that the Braves were a far better club than the Dodgers and so, too, were the Giants; they had more man power all the way.

The trouble is no one told this to the Dodgers. No one told Moon, or Craig, or Hodges, or Snider, or Wills.

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