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Oct. 3, 1953: That year’s World Series, which pitted the Brooklyn Dodgers against the Yankees at Ebbets Field, was a seven-game saga. The published caption: “‘Standing room only … was meaningless to these nonpaying Brooklyn fans. They took the Dodger victory lying down, and they loved it.” The Yankees, however, won the series. Photo: Arthur Brower/The New York Times