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Much of artist Tinkelman's work set in 1950s

Murray Tinkelman put New York City's three famous center fielders of the 1950s -- Willie Mays, Mickey Mantle and Duke Snider -- together for an illustration. (Courtesy Norman Rockwell Museum/Murray Tinkelman)
Murray Tinkelman put New York City's three famous center fielders of the 1950s -- Willie Mays, Mickey Mantle and Duke Snider -- together for an illustration. (Courtesy Norman Rockwell Museum/Murray Tinkelman)
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Murray Tinkelman will never forgive the Brooklyn Dodgers. The baseball team famous for Jackie Robinson, Duke Snider, Ebbets Field and the “Wait ’Til Next Year” battle cry left the New York City borough in 1957. The Dodgers’ new home was Los Angeles and, nearly 57 years later, some fans remain bitter over the betrayal. “I’m the leader of that pack,” said Tinkelman, 81, a Brooklyn-born pen-and-ink artist whose subjects have included baseball players, rodeo cowboys, ...

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