Friday, July 01, 2011

1953 Dodgers St. Patrick's Day Dinner Program

Items like this make me harken back to the good old days. Sure, O'Malley had his faults. One of which was a tightfisted wallet. Nevertheless, he treated the team like his family and, in the process, earned the respect of Southern California. Oh how I wish for those days.

Anyway, here is a really cool vintage program from St. Patrick's Day, 1953. If features a great "green shaded" photo of Walter O'Malley at the center. It comes directly from the the family of Robert Chew who was the personal pilot for O'Malley. I figure this was given out during his annual St. Patrick's Day party during Spring Training in Vero Beach.

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