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Dodgers to simulcast Vin Scully’s final game

The Dodgers have announced that Hall of Famer Vin Scully’s final game on Sunday, October 2 in San Francisco will be simulcast in its entirety on SPECTRUM SportsNetLA, KTLA and AM 570 LA Sports. Scully is in his 67th and final season in the broadcast booth for the Dodgers. The Hall of Famer’s 67 years […]

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Tom Hanks was wrong – There IS crying in baseball

I admit it, I am a sentimental sort; or as my mom used to say of me as a youngster “You cry when the toast lands jelly up.” But for the most part and as Tom Hanks professed to us in the 1992 hit comedy A League of Their Own, “There’s no crying in baseball.” As much […]

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Of the likes never seen before … not even by Vin Scully

It pretty much goes without saying that there isn’t a human being on the planet who has personally witnessed more live baseball games than Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, who will call his final game one week from Sunday after a historic 67-year career. As such, you can also pretty much be assured that […]

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A Whole New Puig

Aside from his brief run-in with Giants hothead Madison Bumgarner this past Monday night, Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has, for the most part, remained out of the sights of the national media since returning from his banishment to the minor leagues … unless you’re talking about his bat and glove, that is. Since his return on […]

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The Arizona Fall League celebrates 25th anniversary

The Arizona Fall League (AFL) celebrates its 25th anniversary this year having been born in 1992. The league was the brainchild of 3-time MLB Executive of the Year, Roland Hemond, to be created as a place where organizations could get their top prospects experience against fellow top talent and also as a place where teams […]

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Fans to receive letter from Vin Scully on Friday night

The Dodgers announced today the first 50,000 fans in attendance Friday, September 23 (7:10 p.m. vs. COL) will receive a Vin Scully letter of dedication to fans. Pregame ceremonies honoring Scully begin at 6:30 p.m. Fans are encouraged to arrive early. Auto gates open at 4:10 p.m. and stadium gates open at 4:40 p.m. Scully’s […]

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Don Newcombe shares fond memories of Vin Scully

There are very few Dodger fans who can say that Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully has not been the only Dodger broadcaster they have ever known. To do so they would, of course, have to have been born before Scully began his illustrious broadcasting career with the Dodgers in 1950. But there is one man […]

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‘Just one look – That’s all it took’

You can try to doll it up with words like intensity, frustration, competitiveness – but the simple blatant truth is that Giants ace Madison Bumgarner is an unstable headcase. The problem is, he is a headcase armed with a dangerous, even potentially deadly weapon – a rock that he can throw at you – with […]

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Vin Scully Week will be very emotional for Dodger fans

Pennant race notwithstanding, this next week – which begins tonight at Dodger Stadium – will be among the most difficult for every living Dodger fan. It is Vin Scully’s final week as the voice of the Dodgers; and make no mistake about it, it will be a very emotional week not only for the Dodgers and […]

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Loons capture the Midwest League Championship

After giving up 16 runs in the opener of the Midwest League Championship Series, the Great Lakes Loons suddenly found themselves on the brink of its first title in their 10-year history in Midland. The Loons were back at it again on Sunday afternoon in the hunt for that elusive championship title. They had taken […]

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