Cambridge Dodgers

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Cambridge Dodgers
19221949
(1922–1928, 1937–1941, 1946–1949)
Cambridge, Maryland
Class-level
Previous Class D
Minor league affiliations
League Eastern Shore League
Major league affiliations
Previous
Minor league titles
League titles 2 (1925, 1939)
Team data
Previous names
  • Cambridge Dodgers (1946–1949)
  • Cambridge Canners (1940–1941)
  • Cambridge Cardinals (1937–1939)
  • Cambridge Canners (1922–1928)

The Cambridge Dodgers were a "Class D" Minor League Baseball team, based in Cambridge, Maryland that played in the Eastern Shore League from 1946–1949 as an affiliate of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Before World War II, they were an affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals from 1937–1941 as the Cambridge Cardinals. A previous version of the team, the Cambridge Canners, played from 1922–1928.

Don Zimmer's first pro team were the 1949 Cambridge Dodgers; he remained in a baseball uniform until his death in 2014, most recently as a senior advisor to the Tampa Bay Rays. (Zimmer's teammate in Cambridge, Joe Pignatano, also played in the major leagues and was a coach for many years thereafter.)

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