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The 1955 World Series matched the Brooklyn Dodgers against the New York Yankees, with the Dodgers winning the Series in 7 games to capture the first championship in franchise history. It would be the only Series the Dodgers won in Brooklyn. The two teams were meeting in a World Series for the fifth time in nine years, with the Yankees having won in 1947, 1949, 1952 and 1953. For the first time in Series history, an MVP was selected.
MVP: Johnny Podres
Quote of the Series
"Ladies and gentlemen, the Brooklyn Dodgers are the champions of the world."--Vin Scully, announcing that the Dodgers had won the World Series.
- 1955 World Series at Baseball-Reference.com
- Baseball's 25 Greatest Moments: Brooklyn wins the World Series
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