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#5905C: BROOKLYN DODGERS VS NEW YORK GIANTS BASEBALL GAME (1950)
1950-04-22, MGM, min.
Roy Campanella, Red Barber, Jackie Robinson, Alvin Dark, Leo Durocher, Ralph Branca, Pee Wee Reese, Hank Thompson, Whitey Lockman, Eddie Stanky, Wes Westrum, Carl Furillo, Don Mueller, George Shuba, Jim Russell, Bobby Morgan, Dan Bankhead, Cal Abrams, Jack Banta, Jack Harshman, Jack Kramer, Sheldon Jones, Pete Milne, Burt Shotton, Connie Desmond

       Brooklyn Dodgers - 7 New York Giants 6  
From Ebbets Field the fourth game of the 1950 season, and the first regularly scheduled Brooklyn Dodger game to be Nationally broadcast.
Highlights include first Black Pitcher in Major League history, Dan Bankhead, starting the game for the Brooklyn Dodgers who hits a double in his first time at bat. Gil Hodges hits a home-run. 

Calling the play by play on this radio broadcast are Red Barber and Connie Desmond.                            
#5905B: BROOKLYN DODGERS VS NEW YORK GIANTS BASEBALL PLAYOFF GAME 3 (1951)
1951-10-03, WCFL, 132 min.
Duke Snider, Jackie Robinson, Alvin Dark, Willie Mays, Leo Durocher, Ralph Branca, Pee Wee Reese, Monte Irvin, Don Newcombe, Sal Maglie, Hank Thompson, Whitey Lockman, Eddie Stanky, Bobby Thomson, Wes Westrum, Carl Furillo, Gorden McLendon, Andy Pafko, Don Mueller, Clint Hatung, Bill Rigney, Ray Noble, Larry Jansen

The Liberty Network, WCFL, Chicago aircheck. 
The National League Championship game number three,  that included the famous game-ending home run by Bobby Thompson ("The Shot Heard Round the World"). 

This radio broadcast is actually a re-creation, using data about the game sent in by wire. The announcer is Gordon McLendon, who owned the Liberty Network. 

                    
#645: POLO GROUNDS: REQUIEM FOR AN ARENA, THE
1964-04-15, WABC, 52 min.
Floyd Patterson, Jack Dempsey, Howard Cosell, Joe Louis, Willie Mays, Leo Durocher, Bobby Thompson, Ralph Branca, Ken Strong, Arthur Daly, Frankie Frisch, Carl Hubbel, Horace McMahon, Jim Crowley, William Shea, Adolphus Freeman

Horace McMahon narrates this special review of the history of the Polo Grounds. Bobby Thompson, Ralph Branca, Willie Mays, boxing champs Joe Louis, Floyd Patterson, Ken Strong, Arthur Daly, Frankie Frisch, Leo Durocher, Jack Dempsey and Carl Hubbel review the fabulous past of the Polo Grounds, a great arena where everything but Polo was played. Produced by Howard Cosell.  

   The Polo Grounds : requiem for an arena / a Howard Cosell production in association with WABC-TV ; producer, Howard Cosell ; director, Lou Volpicelli ; writers, Howard Huckner, Jack O'Grady.
 
Summary:  A look at the history of New York City's famed Polo Grounds, which is facing the wrecking ball very shortly. Featured are comments by sports greats Frankie Frisch, Jack Dempsey, "Sleepy" Jim Crowley, Carl Hubbell, Ken Strong, Leo Durocher, Willie Mays, Bobby Thompson, Ralph Branca, and Floyd Patterson. Also, New York Times sports columnist Arthur Daley (who comments on what happened on December 7, 1941), William Shea (the man who Shea Stadium is named after), and Polo Grounds security guard Adolphus Freeman.
 

                       
#816: CBS NEWS SPECIAL: THE DEATH OF JACKIE ROBINSON
1972-10-24, WCBS, 30 min.
Roy Campanella, Branch Rickey, Jackie Robinson, Joe Black, Heywood Hale Broun, Ralph Branca, David Robinson, Carl Erskine, Roger Kahn, Jim Jensen

Jim Jensen anchors and Heywood Hale Broun reports this special tribute. Reflections from Roy Campanella, Jackie Robinson's son David Robinson, Red Barber, Carl Erskine, Ralph Branca, Joe Black, Roger Kahn and Branch Rickey.
#18738: THIS WAS A MAN: JACKIE ROBINSON
1972-10-27, ABC, 21 min.
Bill Veeck, Branch Rickey, Jackie Robinson, Jackie Robinson Jr., Howard Cosell, Hank Aaron, Ralph Branca, Gil Hodges, David Robinson, Don Newcombe, Bill Russell, Jesse Jackson, Bobby Bragan, Buzzi Bavasi, Martin Stone, Marian Logan

  A Special Report about Jackie Robinson by Howard Cosell on the day of Robinson's funeral (October 27, 1972).

Admiration of Brooklyn Dodger baseball player (1947-1956), on and off the field, by the people who knew him and admired him. This ABC TV Special is joined in progress. There are reminiscences by Ralph Branca, and  Bobby Bragan, teammates of Robinson in 1947...challenges for Jackie during his rookie year when he first played for the Brooklyn Dodgers. 
Other reflections are espoused by Buzzie Bavasi, Bill Veeck, Hank Aaron, Martin Stone, who was Jackie Robinson's attorney, Marian Logan, who worked with Jackie Robinson, basketball great Bill Russell, and eldest son of Jackie Robinson, David Robinson. 
 
At the funeral of Robinson, Jesse Jackson talks to Howard Cosell about the eulogy he just delivered.

Another segment included is an interview Howard Cosell had with Jackie Robinson as both were leaving the funeral of Gil Hodges (April 1972). Jackie looks back at his past and reflects on his life and career, including the tragic recent loss of his son Jackie Robinson Jr. 

NOTE: This SPECIAL Jackie Robinson tribute report produced by Howard Cosell is not only lost to history as a television broadcast, in any form, it is little known/remembered to even archivists that it ever was broadcast.                                        
#832: WAY IT WAS: 1951 PLAYOFFS, THE
1974-09-00, WNET, 11 min.
Duke Snider, Russ Hodges, Willie Mays, Leo Durocher, Bobby Thompson, Ralph Branca, Curt Gowdy, Ernie Harwell, Don Newcombe

Host Curt Gowdy reminisces with Ernie Harwell, Leo Durocher, Ralph Branca, Don Newcombe, Willie Mays, Duke Snider and Bobby Thompson, who hit the home run heard around the world as the N.Y. Giants beat the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1951 Playoffs. Also heard is Russ Hodges' live play-by-play of that memorable moment, tape-recorded by a fan from the radio broadcast.
#9844: THE WAY IT WAS
1974-10-03, SYN, 30 min.
Duke Snider, Willie Mays, Leo Durocher, Bobby Thompson, Ralph Branca, Curt Gowdy, Ernie Harwell, Don Newcombe

October 3rd, 1974-May 14th, 1977  

A half-hour syndicated PBS series sports nostalgia show hosted by Curt Gowdy. Guest athletes view film clips of famous sporting events and reminisce. 

A look back at the 1951 National League playoff and pennant race between the New York Giants and the Brooklyn Dodgers.  

Host: Curt Gowdy.          
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