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Ep. 152 - Charley Ebbets Biographer John G. Zinn

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LIVE at 8pm ET, we welcome author John G. Zinn, writer of "Charles Ebbets: The Man Behind the Dodgers and Brooklyn's Beloved Ballpark."

A lifelong New Jersey resident, John Zinn is the author of five books including three about the Brooklyn Dodgers as well as numerous essays and articles. He also writes a baseball history blog entitled A Manly Pastime. John is the scorekeeper for the Flemington Neshanock vintage baseball team. He holds BA and MBA degrees from Rutgers University and is a Vietnam veteran.

We'll discuss Charley Ebbets's origins with the ballclub, how he rose through the ranks to become majority owner, his successful attempt to keep the Dodgers in Brooklyn in the first decade of the 20th century (albeit temporarily) and the creation of Ebbets Field. Plus much more!

So, make sure you join us at 8pm ET for the latest edition of the Bedford & Sullivan podcast!

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