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Sept 24th, 1957.
The Dodgers beat the Pirates 2-0 in front of 6702 people.
Roberto Clemente is batting seventh in the Pirate lineup
playing Centerfield. He goes 1 for 3.
Roy Campanella is batting seventh for the Dodgers, although no
one knows it; he is just 5 days away from playing in his last Major League game.
He goes 0 for 2 and is replaced in the fifth inning after a ground-out.
Don Zimmer goes 2 for 2, including a walk and a double.
Danny McDevitt pitches a complete game 5 hitter for the
Dodgers and gets the win. It would be the only game he ever won in Ebbets
It is also the last game the Brooklyn
Dodgers would ever play in Ebbets
Field. They would finish out the season with three more games in Philadelphia.
The next year they moved to Los Angeles.
53 years ago today.