Heather Woodbury for a residency at New York's Joseph Papp Public Theater, to develop Tale of 2 Cities: An American Joyride on Multiple Track, about how two communities on opposite sides of the country were changed forever in 1957, when Brooklyn Dodgers fans lost Ebbet
's Field and a Mexican-American community in Los Angeles was evicted to make way for the new Dodgers Stadium.
The classic image, called Lunch atop a Skyscraper, by Charles C Ebbet
, was also copied by London construction workers building a 46-floor tower in 2011.
Johnson discusses a cluster of reasons for Vander Meer's inability to live up to the expectations generated by his remarkable feat: his inability to improve his control, arm and shoulder injuries that caused his demotion to the minors after his illustrious beginning, chronic health woes serious enough to make him ineligible for military service until 1944, the quality of the lighting at Ebbets
Field, suggestions that his work ethic did not always match his ability, the effects of two years spent in military service, his discomfort with notoriety and fame, and the possibility that the two consecutive no-hitters were simply the result of incredibly good luck.
Walter O'Malley was also justified in considering a move from Ebbets
Fifth DCA Screening Committee (Fifth, Seventh, Ninth, and 18th circuits): Clif McClelland, chair, Dan DeCubellis, Chobee Ebbets
, Denise Lyn, and Scott McMillen.
Wilpon, long an admirer of Brooklyn's cozy Ebbets
Field--ironically, when the Mets were formed, they played at the Polo Grounds, the former home of the Giants--wanted the Mets' new home to be a sort of shrine to (and replica of) the Dodgers much-acclaimed ballyard of yesteryear.
Photographer Robert Capa caught the moment a republican soldier was killed in 1936 during the Spanish civil war; The image of a lone protester barring the way to tanks in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, in 1989 stunned the world; CREATOR: Mike Stimpson; Alfred Eisenstaedt's shot in Times Square for Life Magazine at the end of the war in 1945; Charles C Ebbets
snapped workmen lunching fearlessly atop the GE Building at the Rockefeller Center, 1932
On a chilly, gray, early spring day, a black man in a sparkling white baseball uniform walked, alone, from the dugout onto the green grass of Brooklyn's Ebbets
In 1946, Whitman went from the European front to Ebbets
Field as a Dodgers rookie for a contract of $10,000.
I believe that this was also the case with Ebbets
Field in Brooklyn.
They were names with dignity, names that celebrated the men who built them (Wrigley Field, Briggs Stadium, Ebbets
Field), or the legend of the sport or the team (Sportsman's Park, the Polo Grounds, Yankee Stadium) or the geography (Candlestick Park), or history (Memorial Stadium, the Los Angeles Coliseum).
And amid this activity, Forest City is building on its initial victory, with two major new projects, namely a 12-theater cineplex on Court Street, and Atlantic Center Plaza, a 450,000 square-foot step into Brooklyn's future as a retail mecca which also pays architectural tribute to the borough's past by modeling itself on Ebbets
Field, former home of the Brooklyn Dodgers.