A look back: Walter Alston put the man in manager

Alston 1954

Above is the page from the 1954 Dodger Yearbook introducing Brooklyn’s new manager, 42-year-old Walter Alston. In honor of Alston’s No. 24 being tonight’s incarnation of the Retired Numbers Pin Series giveaways at Dodger Stadium, click below for a 2014 piece from Dodger Insider magazine celebrating the Hall of Fame manager.

Click here to read the story.

— Jon Weisman

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“Skip” helped guide some talented Dodgers teams to 7 National League Titles and 4 World Championships in his career…. These were among the greatest in Dodgers history and I give my respect to the man…. RIP

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