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October 4, 1955 > The Brooklyn Dodgers win their first World Championship by shutting out the New York Yankees, 2-0, in Game 7 of the Fall Classic. Slugging first baseman Gil Hodges drives in both runs in support of Johnny Podres' complete-game effort. The Dodgers had made it to the World Series in 1941, '47, '49, '52 and '53, but lost to the Yankees each time.