Mar 8Liked by C.L. Steiner

Upon request from M. Steiner, I shall once again perform my baseball parlor trick. This is from memory such as it is. I'm not Googling, but I am fully awake (such as that is.)

Ladies and gentlemen... your world champion 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers:

1B- Gil Hodges (HOF)

2B- Jackie Robinson (HOF)

SS- Pee Wee Reese (HOF)

3B- Jim "Junior" Gilliam

Sometimes Gilliam played 2B and Robinson 3B

LF- Sandy Amoros (mostly) Was Cal Abrams still around?

CF- Duke Snider (HOF)

RF- Carl Furillo (not HOF, but strong creds)

C- Roy Campanella (HOF)

Pitching gets more complicated.

Starting Pitcher (SP)- Don Newcombe

SP- Carl Erskine

SP- Johnny Podres (World Series hero)

SP- Not sure- Billy Loes? There was a teenage rookie named Sandy Koufax, but he didn't work much. I think Ralph Branca was gone by then.

Clem Labine was the relief ace. In the bullpen- Ed Roebuck? Joe Black still? Jack Banta?

There it is. Probably flawed. Best I could do with my aging brain.

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