On July 17, 1955 In what will be their most important move of the season, the Brooklyn Dodgers bring up rookie pitchers Roger Craig and Don Bessent from the minor leagues. They immediately pay dividends as they beat the Redlegs in both ends of a doubleheader. Craig wins, 6 – 2, and Bessent matches it, 8 – 5.


Join the Community

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 11,205 other subscribers

Subscribe to our Podcast

The Daily Rewind

on Apples Podcast | Spotify  | Google | Stitcher

And connect with us wherever else you listen to Podcast and hangout!



Game ticket & learn more about the players, teams, stadiums and dates in history