is a vintage 1952 Brooklyn Dodgers World Series Press Pin.
Yankees beat the Brooklyn Dodgers in the fall
classic four games to three. Press
Pins which have been distributed since 1911, are
distributed to members of the media by the host teams
for the World Series games. The press pins
are made to be worn on the lapel to provide reporters
access to cover the game. This Ebbets Field
a threaded post, and was made by Dieges & Clust.
press pin is fashioned after the 1952
Brooklyn Dodger yearbook cover (pictured below) depicting the
"Da Bum" drawing by Famous Sporting News
artist/ illustrator Willard Mullin. Although breaking the hearts of Brooklynites by moving the team to Los Angeles
Dodger enthusiasts still pine for their team, and have made
Brooklyn Dodgers memorabilia some of the most sought after in the hobby.