Jim Gilliam would play for the Dodgers in both Brooklyn, 1953-57, and Los Angeles from 1958-1966. He was a 2 time all-star, in 1956 and 1959, was named NL Rookie of the Year in 1953 and would play in 4 World Champion Dodger teams in both Brooklyn and Los Angeles, in 1955 during Brooklyn’s lone championship, and in 1959, 1963 and 1965. He would be named player-coach in 1964 then serve as full time coach in 1967 until his death one day prior to the 1978 World Series and ni ne days prior to his 50th birthday. Jim Gilliam is the only Dodger not inducted into the Hall of Fame to have his number retired.
Sunday Fun-Dre In The Park
OUT AT THIRD ! Hey, it’s another Sunday Fun-Dre at the park, with Kid Marly Marlz and DodgerDrei, yup thats right, Kid N Drei bringing you some fun n games from the park, coming to you from PETCO Parks Park at the Park, where Kid Marly Marlz trying to stretch a double into a triple has just been thrown out at 3rd by some little kid . More to come later this week with the Padres in town when we bring you our next edition of Ballparks, Bytes and Bites as we bring it to you from the 619 . Happy Sunday Fun-Dre ! Go Dodgers !!!