Tag Archives: Los Angeles Dodgers

Insider Magazine: A baseball hero’s heroes by Jill Painter

(A version of this story originally appeared in the ninth edition of the 2017 Dodger Insider Magazine.)   Every home game during the middle of the second inning, the Dodgers recognize a member of the armed forces near the Dodgers … Continue reading

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My Field of Memories: I See the New Dodgers and Summon the Old By GEORGE VECSEY

Ticketless fans of the Brooklyn Dodgers tried to sneak a peek during a World Series game at Ebbets Field in 1953. Credit Arthur Brower/The New York Times The home uniforms remind me of my tormented youth — blue and red … Continue reading

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Review Of City of Dreams

  In his book, City of Dreams; Dodger Stadium and the Birth of Modern Los Angeles, Jerald Podair traces the tumultuous journey of Walter O’Malley in his quest to build his beloved Brooklyn Dodgers their own home on the East … Continue reading

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Vin Scully has already left a legacy as he begins farewell season with Dodgers By Tim Brown

LOS ANGELES – There is a corner of the world without hate or envy or gluttony and with a reasonable amount of compassion and levity, which isn’t to say it is perfect there. Surely it is not. Except, and here’s … Continue reading

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Nancy Bea Hefley: 25 years of keeping Dodgers in tune By Ramona Shelburne

Paul Spinelli/MLB/Getty Images Nancy Bea Hefley was hired as the Dodgers’ organist before the 1988 season. There’s a bit too much baseball left to make plans for the offseason. Not that Nancy Bea Hefley ever knows quite what to do … Continue reading

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He’s been everywhere: Why Vin Scully is baseball’s Forrest Gump By Jason Foster

  For everything he’s seen, for everywhere he’s been and for everyone he’s met, Vin Scully is, without question, baseball’s version of Forrest Gump. A self-described ordinary man who’s seen and done extraordinary things and often finds himself at an intersection … Continue reading

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‘We’ve Been Friends Long Enough: You’ll Understand’ by Cee Angi

SB Nation Cee Angi | June 2, 2014 ‘We’ve been friends long enough you’ll understand’ Vin Scully, baseball’s longest-tenured and most eloquent broadcaster, is still looking to make a connection The sunsets over Dodger Stadium and Chavez Ravine are breathtakingly … Continue reading

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