Jerald Podair

Lawrence University

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Jerald Podair is a professor of history and American studies at Lawrence University and the author of City of Dreams: Dodger Stadium and the Birth of Modern Los Angeles.

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Photograph caption dated August 26, 1960 reads, "With apparently all obstacles now out of the way, actual construction of the Los Angeles Dodgers' baseball stadium can get under way.

Dodger Stadium and the emergence of a modern Los Angeles

Photograph caption dated August 26, 1960 reads, "With apparently all obstacles now out of the way, actual construction of the Los Angeles Dodgers' baseball stadium can get under way.

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The turbulent history of the Dodgers and their stadium

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