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Dodger Stadium Movie Series Returns

Combining two of my passions, baseball and the movies, the Dodgers bring back the Dodger Stadium Movie Series for 2014. The Dodgers will screen three of the all-time best baseball films following three Dodger home games this season. Saturday, April ...

“A Game for Bryan Stow”

I grabbed this gem from the internet.  It’s written by  Michael who  grew up a Mets  fan, but quickly acknowledges he’s a genuine fan of anything baseball. A Game for Bryan Stow Written March 7, 2012 by Grubby Glove A Heartbreaking ...

What Should the New Owner Do First?

  Feb 28, 2012; Glendale, AZ, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers pitchers We are now less than a month away from April Fool’s Day, which is the deadline for Frank McCourt to choose the winning bid for Dodger ownership. By April ...

50 Years of Dodger Stadium: 1980 All-Star Game

  1980 All-Star Program Cover amazon.com Last time we revisited the historic Beatles concert held at Dodger Stadium in 1966. While that summer night when rock n’ roll filled the Ravine was the most memorable music event in the history ...

Season-Long Celebration and FanFest Set for Dodger Stadium’s 50th Anniversary

Many blue-filled events are slated for the upcoming season to commemorate Dodger Stadium’s 50th Anniversary. The Dodgers website includes information about the 50th Anniversary as well as the incorporation of contrasting photos of Dodger Stadium in 1962 and present-day Chavez ...

The 3rd Annual Dodgertown Classic Will Feature USC vs. UCLA

Baseball returns to Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, March 13th for the Dodgertown Classic presented by Coca-Cola. There will be two scheduled games between four Southern California college baseball teams. The UC Irvine Anteaters will play the Pepperdine Wa...

50 Years of Dodger Stadium: The Beatles Rock the Ravine

Concert Flier Printed Up by Radio Station KRLA There’s only a few things that I love as much as baseball. Cinema and music are two of them. If there was one concert which I could have had the privilege of ...

Dodger Stadium Sweet Dodger Stadium

There’s no place like home, there’s no place like home….Phew! it was only a dream. More like a nightmare. I recently had a dream about what could possibly happen to Dodger Stadium if one of the groups that is interested ...

Top 5 Arizona Diamondbacks Games of 2011

As we wind down 2011, here are my top five Arizona Diamondbacks games of 2011. 1. April 27th vs. Philadelphia Phillies Ian Kennedy, the night after getting little sleep with the birth of his first child, came into Chase Field ready to ...

Dodgers Ready to Crush Giants Playoff Hopes as Kershaw Goes for Win #20

Remember 1982, when Joe Morgan took Terry Forster deep and the Giants eliminated the Dodgers from the playoffs on the final day of the season? I do. I also remember 1993 when Mike Piazza blasted 2 home-runs, as the Dodgers crushed ...

Lasorda’s Lair Makes Our Debut on ESPN

And I thought I was excited as I was entering Mile High to see U2 live from the VIP section right next to the stage last May Lasorda’s Lair welcome to the worldwide leader in sports. Jon Weisman the author ...

Dodger Dogs, Beer and Furcal

Originally I wasn’t going to write about the game I went to Saturday (if u got a shot of the right field stands, I was near the bullpen) but so much crazy stuff happened I couldn’t not write about it. ...

Dodgers News From Around The Web

With the Dodgers enjoying a much needed day off today, many of them doing so at the Dodgers Dream Foundation Charity Golf Tournament at Trump International, there’s plenty of news to report on, by having a look at various Dodger ...

James Loney Powers Dodgers to 7-1 Win

How many times do you get the chance to say James Loney powered anything? After yesterday’s post about them getting 8 runs but while going 5-15 with runners in scoring position (which btw is a .300 average…it’s not too bad ...

The Longest Season

  There was a fire at Dodger Stadium but it seemed to only light the bats of the Marlins on fire who scored 3 more runs after a fire was reported in a storage areaand smoke came billowing out sometime ...

Come on out to the ballpark with us, Part I: A ranking of ten MLB venues

As I sat in the left field corner of Nationals Park last Friday evening, enjoying baseball, banter and beer with friend and colleague Jimmy Chiang, I was reminded once again that watching a baseball game live at the ballpark is ...

A bit of Dodgers Central Nostalgia

Just a bit of nostalgia, this is the sample writing I wrote to Rant Sports that allowed me to write for you guys, enjoy! Dibs, Dibs, Dibs – Lily’s Dodger Debut “Dibs, ice cold, dibs” is what I remember hearing ...

Dodger Stadium, A Love Story

330′ down the left and right field lines. 385′ to left and right center. 395′ to dead center. That’s the dimensions of my baby, my second love, Dodger Stadium. It also sports one of the best, most storied ballpark foods ...

GEE? CARRASCO? WHO KNEW?

Today is the 35th Anniversary of Rick Monday saving the American flag from being burned by a couple of assholes at Dodger Stadium. What made this attempt at flag burning even more galling back then was the country was getting ready to ...

AT LEAST THE USED CAR SALESMAN TOOK CARE OF THE SKILL SETS BEFORE THE HOLLYWOOD HOBO

I’ve been reading some of the L.A. Times stories on the takeover of the Dodgers by MLB and The Nutty Professor looking to name a trustee to run the ball club. Selig will name someone who will oversee the daily ...

Cards Droppings Previews Cardinals Trip To Hollywood

Make sure you drop by our friends, Cards Droppings, for their analysis and generally solid baseball coverage. Thanks to them, we bring you a series preview for the Cardinals and Dodgers.

San Francisco Giants to Honor Opening Day Attack Victim

The San Francisco Giants will honor paramedic and father Bryan Stow, who was attacked at Dodger Stadium on Opening Day. At the home opener versus the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, they will honor Stow during the pregame ceremonies. Their ...

Some Background Information About the Mookie Wilson Grounder to Bill Buckner in October 1986

We all know about Buckner and game 6 of the 1986 World Series. But on October 14, 1986, a profile of Buckner by Ross Newhan noted that in 1985 he had “set a big league record for assists by ...

An Ode to Leslie Nielson

Although Leslie Nielson was not directly connected with sports, he  holds a special place in my heart. Nielson died at age 84 yesterday, but will always be remembered for his insane way to make people laugh. His sports connection came ...