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Greenwich Baseball Legend Reflects On Brooklyn Dodger Days

Ninety-seven-year-old Greenwich native Mike Sandlock is still making headlines as one of the oldest-living former Major Leaguers.
Ninety-seven-year-old Greenwich native Mike Sandlock is still making headlines as one of the oldest-living former Major Leaguers. Photo Credit: David Esposito

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Mike Sandlock, a 97-year-old Greenwich resident and oldest living Brooklyn Dodger, reflected on his playing days with The New York Times on Wednesday.

Sandlock, who spoke with The Daily Voice in a three-part interview back in 2010 , is thought to be the third-oldest former Major Leaguer, according to the article.

Sandlock was a journeyman catcher who bounced between the majors and the minors from 1938 to 1954, playing for the Braves, Dodgers and Pirates.

The Cos Cob native, who has lived in the same part of town his whole life , had a front row seat to history when he played with Jackie Robinson in Dodgers spring training 1947 .

Sandlock was also honored by the New York Mets and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citi Field last summer .

Read the full New York Times article here .

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