One of the primary reasons why I’ve grown to love the Dodgers.
Baseball World Series
Subway Series: Brooklyn Dodger Jackie Robinson charging wildy fr. 3rd base as unwary NY Yankee catcher Yogi Berra squats behind Dodger batter during Jackie’s steal of home plate in the 8th inning of the 1st game of the World Series at Yankee Stadium.
Location: New York, NY, US
Date taken: September 28, 1955
Photographer: Ralph Morse
This photo is from the LIFE photo archive hosted Google here. It’s very nice of them to do this as more people can reflect back to the great images that Life has taken over the years.
This was just shocking to see. I was out at lunch visiting Wells Fargo when CNN came on regarding it. At first, I thought it was just a normal plane crash; after, of course, CNN stating that it wasn’t a terrorist attack of any kind. Then, they updated with the headline that the plane was registered to Cory Lidle, the NY Yankees pitcher.