“The Dandy Dominican,” Juan Marichal, had a heckuva baseball career. What would he accomplish in his rookie season? And, what went down in 1965?
On July 20th, 1976, against the Los Angeles Angels, Milwaukee’s Henry Louis Aaron slugged his 755th career home run. It would turn out to be his last.
In 1966, during a year with plenty to cheer about, Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale of the Los Angeles Dodgers held out for more money.
Remember when Leo Durocher, Don Drysdale, and Duke Snidera��all of the Los Angeles Dodgersa��went Hollywood?
As Game 1 of the 1965 World Series fell on the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, Sandy Koufax opted not to play.
Brooklyn baseball produced numerous stars over the years, but Zack Wheat was often overlooked.
In 1965, greatness happened all across MLB. Lots of it.