FanFest 2017 promises to be best yet

The Dodgers will hold their fifth annual off-season FanFest presented by Coca-Cola Saturday, January 28. A limited number of autograph session vouchers and VIP experience vouchers will be available for sale online today, Thursday, January 19 at 1:00 p.m. PST via www.dodgers.com/fanfest. Vouchers will need to be purchased to get an autograph or attend a […]

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The 2017 Dodgers 20 and under team Part Three of a three-part series

(Editor’s note: This is the third of a three-part series by ThinkBlueLA’s minor leagues staff writer Harold Uhlman of his annual 20-and-under team. This year it is broken down into infielders, outfielders and pitchers. The age given is the age as of today’s writing). (Author’s note: The 2017 Dodgers 20 and under pitching staff is […]

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Culberson home run ball mystery solved! LA Times article leads to identifying lucky Dodger fan who got historic ball

Leave it to LA Times columnist Bill Plaschke to get to the bottom to the second biggest mystery in Dodgers history – identifying the fan who ended up with Charlie Culberson’s extra-inning, game-winning, division-clinching walk-off home run ball on Sunday, September 25, 2016. On the very day that ThinkBlueLA ran a story on this ‘up-to-this-point’ […]

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Culberson home run ‘most important in LA history’ – but where is the ball?

The 2017 World Series will mark the 29th anniversary of what was arguably the single greatest home run in baseball history – the “improbable / impossible” bottom of the ninth-inning walk-off home run in Game-1 of the 1988 World Series by wounded Dodger slugger Kirk Gibson. Sadly, the Dodgers haven’t won a World Series since. […]

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Pantone 294 Night at Dodger Stadium set for Saturday, May 27

Remember watching that September 12, 2016 Dodgers-Yankees game at Yankee Stadium on television last year? You know … the one where over 1,500 Dodger fans invaded ‘The House that Jeter Built’ that drew national attention? Surely you remember the player roll call and unmistakable “Let’s-Go-Dod-gers” chant that was so loud it completely overwhelmed the feeble boos from […]

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MLB has more than one Daddy New evidence reveals 'The Father of Baseball' may not be who you think it is

As a youngster growing up surrounded by the wonderful world of baseball, I was led to believe that Abner Doubleday was the inventor of the game, having patterned it after a game called “rounders,” which originated in England. Records suggest that the English game may have been played 100 years before baseball was born in […]

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Zach McKinstry – An important spoke in Loons championship wheel

The Great Lakes Loons had a season for all seasons in 2016 coming away with the Midwest League Championship in convincing fashion by winning seven of ten play-off games. Many factors played into the championship run with perhaps the most significant being that a number of players got hot at the right time and that […]

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Fans weren’t only ones anxious over Turner and Jansen

During Wednesday’s press conference at Dodger Stadium to welcome back third baseman Justin Turner and closer Kenley Jansen, Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman made it abundantly clear to the gathered media the importance and priority that he and general manager Farhan Zaidi had in re-signing the two Dodger free agents. “It goes without saying […]

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Downloadable tickets required for FanFest 2017

The Dodgers have announced that fans planning to attend this year’s FanFest event at Dodger Stadium on Saturday, January 28 will be required to download a (free) ticket in order to be admitted into the event. Downloadable FanFest tickets will be available beginning at 12 noon on Thursday, January 12 via the Dodgers website at www.dodgers.com/fanfest. FanFest 2017 […]

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Why a Dozier-less Dodgers are a better Dodgers

(Editor’s note: The following is a guest piece submitted by Jacob Rudner, a 16-year-old Southern California native and lifelong Dodger fan who is pursuing a career in journalism and broadcasting. Jacob currently runs a weekly sports channel on YouTube called dTSPN and administers @ladodgers_edits on Twitter and ladodgers_edits on Instagram)   *  *  *  *  *  *  * […]

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