A team with thousands of enthusiastic fans, the Los Angeles Dodgers are hard to ignore. The 50 Greatest Players in Dodgers History, will be a perennial favorite. Looking to win the pennant under the direction of their manager, Dave Roberts, the Dodgers hope to rewrite their current standings in baseball history. With former professional athletes and personalities such as Jackie Robinson, Don Drysdale, Duke Snider, Roy Campanella, Greg Maddux, Kirk Gibson, Adrian Gonzalez, and Clayton Kershaw, the Los Angeles Dodgers have continuously generated a following that has few rivals in professional sports starting when they were the Brooklyn Dodgers.
This new book illustrates those qualities which make the team and their managers a captivating staple of any Dodgers fan’s life.
The 50 Greatest Players in Dodgers History reveals what makes them special as the author takes readers on a journey of discovery to the great and not so great moments in the history of one of baseball’s most successful franchises. Covering both the well-known and little known events that will educate the youngest fan and test the knowledge of the die-hard.
About the Author
Robert W. Cohen was born in the Bronx, New York in 1956. His first published work, A Team For The Ages: Baseball’s All-Time All-Star Team clearly reflects his great love of the game of baseball, and also his vast knowledge of the sport. A sports historian, Robert has appeared on numerous sports-talk radio programs around the nation to discuss his previously published works. Robert’s June 2009 release entitled Baseball’s Hall of Fame – Or Hall of Shame? is the most comprehensive book ever written on the Baseball Hall of Fame. His next work, MVP, which provides an in-depth look at baseball’s Most Valuable Player Award, was released in August 2010. Robert later assumed the position of Content Manager, Editor, and Contributing Writer at TheBaseballPage.com. He has since had eight other books published, the first of which, The 50 Greatest Players in New York Yankees History, was released in April of 2012. His next book, The 50 Most Dynamic Duos in Sports History, was released in November of 2012. He followed that up with Pro Basketball’s All-Time All-Stars: Across the Eras, which was released in February of 2013. Robert subsequently authored The 50 Greatest Players in St. Louis Cardinals History, which was released in August of 2013. His next two books, The 50 Greatest Players in New York Giants Football History and The 50 Greatest Players in Boston Red Sox History were both released in the summer of 2014. His two most recent books, The 50 Greatest Players in New England Patriots History and The 50 Greatest Players in Detroit Tigers History, were released in the fall of 2015. Robert currently lives in Clifton, New Jersey.