Here is a fantastic portrait painted by Southern California native and lifelong Dodgers fan Samantha Wendell. It has a feel of a Nicholas Volpe painting (the fellow who painted all those Union Oil portraits).
I love this next item. Featured below is a cast-iron baseball that once decorated Ebbets Field in Brooklyn. It was rescued from its demolition and kept for safe keeping. It measures approximately 5.5" in diameter. A plaque reads:
"EBBETS FIELD BROOKLYN N Y C APRIL 5, 1913 - FEBRUARY 23, 1960 CAST IRON WALL FIXTURE REMOVED DURING STADIUM DEMOLITION.
Here is an early advertising piece featuring a couple old-tyme Brooklyn Dodger stars - lefty pitcher Nap Rucker and first baseman Jake Daubert. These pieces were made for Ide Silver Collars of Troy, NY, and includes the following testimonials:
"JAKE DAUBERT IN A 'CLAYMONT' MY COLLAR TROUBLES ENDED WHEN I COMMENCED WEARING IDE SILVER COLLARS. THEY'RE COMFORTABLE AND KEEP THEIR 'STORE LOOKS' FOR A LONG TIME." and "'NAP' RUCKER IN A 'BERTRON' IDE SILVER COLLARS BELONG IN THE BIG LEAGUES. THEY FILL EVERY COLLAR WANT THAT A MAN CAN ASK FOR."
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