On November 5, 1940 — President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Democratic candidate who broke with tradition to run for an unprecedented third term, is re-elected, defeating Wendell Willkie by a comfortable margin. The unlikely dark horse Republican candidate had once served as the Dodgers’ lawyer, but the independent-minded barrister’s involvement in politics proved not to be beneficial for a team that was in constant chaos at the time.

 


 

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

 

Join the Community

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

Join 124 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!

 


 

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL

This Day In Baseball – Over 1,000 videos!

 

on Full Radio Broadcasts | Interviews  | WORLD SERIES Highlights | PODCAST