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May 29, 1957
New York Mayor Robert Wagner requests a meeting with New York Giants owner Horace Stoneham and Dodger President Walter O’Malley regarding their intentions for the future. A meeting date of June 4 is set.



May 29, 1957
Walter O’Malley speaks at a luncheon in Montreal, the site of the Dodger Triple-A minor league team, regarding the need for a new baseball stadium for the city. The Dodgers had recently sold Delorimier Park in Montreal. Roscoe McGowen writes in The Sporting News that O’Malley considered Montreal to be a major league city. O’Malley even brought along a professional scale model of a new baseball stadium for Brooklyn which included a revolutionary new design with its translucent dome, moveable seating sections and half the stadium below ground level.
 
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