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Wait is over - Dodgers finally beat Yanks in Series

Updated: October 17, 2005, 4:27 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

Oct. 4, 1955

Finally, it's next year for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Losers of their previous seven World Series, the Bums are celebrating in the penthouse after winning their first world championship.

Losers of five Series to the Yankees since 1941, the Dodgers win today's seventh game, 2-0, behind the eight-hit pitching of left-hander Johnny Podres and a spectacular catch by left-fielder Sandy Amoros.

The 23-year-old Podres, who was 9-10 during the season, ...

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