TALE OF THE TAPE

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  1. Portrait of members of the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team pose in the dugout, 1954. From left, Americans Carl Furillo (1922 - 1989) (#6) and Gil Hodges (1924 - 1972) (#14), Cuban Sandy Amoros (1930 - 1992) (#15), and Americans Jackie Robinson (1919 - 1972) (#42), Duke Snider (#4), Pee Wee Reese (1918 - 1990) (#1), Jim Gilliam (1928 - 1978) (#19), Pete Wojey (1919 - 1991) (#35), and manager Walter Alston (1911 - 1984) (#24). (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda looks on during a game against the Montreal Expos at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. Mandatory Credit: J.D. Cuban /Allsport
    Tale Of The Tape: Brooklyn Dodgers vs Los Angeles Dodgers

    Before the Dodgers became the massive-market, multi-billion-dollar franchise they are now, they began as a small-time ball club in the Elysian fields of Flatbush, in the New York borough of Brooklyn.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Los Angeles Kings Vs. New York Rangers

    It has been thirty years since the nation’s two largest cities have met in a championship setting, and modern broadcast power, along with the ripeness in the popularity of the NHL, combine to make the 2014 Stanley Cup Finals a viewership juggernaut.

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