From Jackie Robinson’s breaking baseball’s color barrier to their move to Los Angeles, a dozen years later, the Dodgers epitomize the diverse working-class. By 1955, Ebbets Field is crumbling, ticket sales are off, fans have moved to the suburbs, and Robert Moses is blocking Walter O’Malley’s plan to build a stadium at the terminus of the Long Island Railroad. When Los Angeles makes O’Malley an offer he can’t refuse, an era comes to an end: in 1958 the Dodgers and cross-town-rival Giants go West, leaving the ghosts of Flatbush.

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