Los Angeles Times

Houston Mitchell

Writer

Houston Mitchell is an assistant sports editor and host of the Sports Now blog for the Los Angeles Times. Mitchell was born in Redondo Beach and has lived in the Los Angeles area his entire life. He has worked for The Times since 1991 and hopes no one ever figures out that he gets paid to watch and write about sports for a living.

Recent Articles

  • Celebrate Willie Mays' 85th birthday by watching his amazing 1954 World Series catch

    Celebrate Willie Mays' 85th birthday by watching his amazing 1954 World Series catch

    Willie Mays, who turned 85 on Friday, is considered by many to be the greatest baseball player of all time. He is 11th all-time in hits, fifth in home runs and was a Gold Glove center fielder. In honor of Mays' birthday, we thought it would be good to revisit his most famous play of all: his over-the-shoulder...

  • Dodgers Dugout: Pitching help is just a phone call away

    Dodgers Dugout: Pitching help is just a phone call away

    Hi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell,  and I have managed the Dodgers to a 20-8 record in my Strat-o-matic Baseball Daily league. Of course, I’ve been smart enough not to pitch Chris Hatcher. Help is a phone call away So, I could spend another newsletter...

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