Brooklyn 1949 vs. Brooklyn 2015

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Take them out to the ball game: Roy Campanella, Larry Doby, Don Newcombe, and Jackie Robinson at the 16th All-Star Game at Ebbetts Field on July 12, 1949.

This weekend will be the first time Brooklyn has hosted an all-star game since the 1949 Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Ebbets Field, and boy have things changed in the borough! The buildings are bigger, the population is smaller, and we lost our stadium and gained an arena. Check out the chart to see how Kings County has — and hasn’t changed — in the intervening 66 years.

Reach reporter Max Jaeger at or by calling (718) 260–8303. Follow him on Twitter @JustTheMax.
Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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TOM MURPHY from Sunset Park says:
"When Brooklyn was the world".
Feb. 13, 2015, 10:59 am

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