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Dodgers BlogDodgers score big marketing coup by announcing they have added a Vin Scully bobblehead night for 2012. They also add Kirk Gibson and Eric Karros bobblehead nights....
The Fabulous ForumFormer Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda was voted the 11th greatest sports figure in Los Angeles history by online readers....
The Big PictureAs a Jew who has been a baseball fan his entire life, I guess I'm the perfect target audience for "Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story," which opens Friday at the Music Hall Theater in Beverly Hills and the......
The Daily MirrorSept. 16, 1959: Khrushchev leaves for the U.S., accompanied by a menacing Mr. Atomic Bomb. He's carrying a briefcase marked "Threats" just in case you don't get it that atomic weapons are dangerous. Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev is greeted by "a...
The Daily MirrorSept. 21, 1969: Surfers are cleaning up their act, The Times says. Richard Nixon owns a surfboard? Jules Feiffer on the Miranda case. All the pseudo-surfers have become pseudo-hippies! The Dodgers and Giants were fighting again and Juan Marichal was in...
The Daily MirrorSo here???s how Times cartoonist Bruce Russell shows that an eagle represents Mexico. He gives it a cute little sombrero. The Writers Guild goes on strike over residuals on TV broadcasts of films released after 1948. The Knights of Columbus celebrate...
Dodger ThoughtsIntentional walks become magnified in the playoffs. As recently as two days ago, a free free pass issued to the Angels' Torii Hunter set up Vladimir Guerrero for an American League Division Series-winning hit ??? and set up a bunch......
Dodger ThoughtsEvaluating Baseball Managers: A Comprehensive History and Performance Analysis, 1876-2008 is going to be as big as it sounds. Author, history instructor and Hardball Times veteran Chris Jaffe sent me sample, pre-final draft pages that focused on some...
The Daily MirrorDec. 27, 1959: The Times leads with the Nixon-Rockefeller story. Sen. Barry Goldwater (R-Ariz.) expresses strong support for Nixon. Times Political Editor Kyle Palmer, as to be expected, is all for Nixon. Nixon calls for job training for African...
The Fabulous ForumPretty much the complete opposite of Tommy Lasorda as far as personality goes, Walt Alston was nonetheless one of the most successful managers in Dodgers history. Alston began managing the Dodgers in 1954 when they were still in Brooklyn, and......
The Fabulous ForumContinuing our countdown of the greatest L.A. Dodgers of all time, as chosen in a vote by our readers: No. 10: Don Sutton (20,503 points) Don Sutton pitched for the Dodgers from 1966 to 1980 and in 1988, and is......
The Fabulous ForumContinuing our countdown of the 15 greatest L.A. Dodgers of all time, as chosen by our readers: No. 9: Mike Piazza (24,117 points) The best-hitting catcher in baseball history, Piazza was drafted by the Dodgers in the 62nd round of......
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