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1912 With the shanties torn down and the garbage pits filled in the Pigtown section in Brooklyn, Charles Ebbets breaks ground for his team's new Bedford Avenue ballpark. The Dodgers' Flatbush facility, which will serve as the team's beloved home for 44 years, will be named for its owner after a reporter at the ceremony suggested the idea to Charley.
1984 The Special Veterans Committee selects two outstanding defensive players, shortstop Pee Wee Reese and catcher Rick Ferrell to be members of Baseball's Hall of Fame. Cooperstown's newest infielder batted .269 during his entire 16-year career with the Dodgers, and the former Browns, Senators, and Red Sox's backstop hit .281 in his 18-year major league tenure.

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