Roy Campanella’s World Series home run, 1953


Baseball crowd, Major Records

Charles Hoff, [Fans reaching for ball from Dodgers’ catcher Roy Campanella’s home run hit during third game of the World Series against the New York Yankees, Ebbetts Field, Brooklyn, New York] [detail], October 2, 1953 (2013.6.16)

Charles Hoff, [Fans reaching for ball from Dodgers’ catcher Roy Campanella’s home run hit during third game of the World Series against the New York Yankees, Ebbetts Field, Brooklyn, New York], October 2, 1953 (2013.6.16)


Charles Hoff, [Fans reaching for ball from Dodgers’ catcher Roy Campanella’s home run hit during third game of the World Series against the New York Yankees, Ebbetts Field, Brooklyn, New York] [verso], October 2, 1953 (2013.6.16)

3rd game world series, oct 2/53
Ebbetts field

Campanellas home run sails into lower left field stands in 8th inning.

Fans in left field stands reach for ball (arrow) belted by Dodger catcher Roy Campanella in eighth inning. Yankee’s Gene Woodling watches helplessly while ump Soar gives the signal for a homer. Campy’s hand hurt, but the Yankees didn’t feel so good eighth after the blast.


Take Me Out to the Ball Game” performed by Don Elliot in 1953; written by Jack Norworth and Albert Von Tilzer, 1908.

The Dodgers won this game, 3-2. It was game three of six. Roy Campanella’s home run in eighth inning was the game-winning shot. The Yankees won the series in 6 games for the 5th consecutive time.


“Take Me Out to the Ball Game” performed by Pete Daily’s Chicagoans, 1951; written by Jack Norworth and Albert Von Tilzer, 1908.

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