Kokomo Dodgers

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Kokomo Dodgers
19551961
Kokomo, Indiana
Class-level
Previous Class D
Minor league affiliations
League Midwest League (1956-1961)
Previous leagues
Mississippi-Ohio Valley League (1955)
Major league affiliations
Previous
Team data
Previous names
  • Kokomo Dodgers (1956-1961)
  • Kokomo Giants (1955)
Previous parks
Highland Park Stadium

The Kokomo Dodgers were a minor league baseball team based in Kokomo, Indiana that played in the Midwest League. They were affiliated with the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers and operated from 1956 through 1961.

Former Dodger Pete Reiser was the team's manager during the 1956 and 1957 seasons.[1][2] The team won the Midwest League pennant in 1957, but lost in the playoffs.[3][4][5]

The team played at Highland Park Stadium.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (27 October 1981). Reckless Reiser Dead at 62, Windsor Star, Retrieved December 10, 2010 ("for two years managed the Kokomo Dodgers in the Class D Midwest League")
  2. ^ (24 January 1956). Sports in short, Milwaukee Journal, Retrieved December 10, 2010
  3. ^ Cox, Don (29 November 1957). Sports salutes, The Gadsden Times, Retrieved December 10, 2010
  4. ^ Cox, Don. (15 March 1958). Sports salutes, The Gadsden Times, Retrieved December 10, 2010
  5. ^ a b Boyle, Robert H. (2 September 1957). Pete In The Bush, Sports Illustrated, Retrieved December 10, 2010 (detailed article profiling Reiser at Kokomo)
  6. ^ Highland Park Stadium, Midwest League Guide, Retrieved December 10, 2010

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