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It had been awhile Clayton Kershaw's go-ahead eighth-inning home run was the first home run in his five-year career. It was also . . . The first home run hit by a pitcher on opening day since Joe Magrane's in 1988. The first home run by a Dodgers...
I lost my dad decades ago. But then this guy comes along who likes to sing as he walks, a jolly Irishman who laughs and cracks wise with a hint of the devil in him and I remember that guy. We become friendly, but then who isn't a friend of his? He...
TEMPE, Ariz. — Bill Lachemann was on the same Dorsey High baseball team as legendary manager Sparky Anderson. He played his first professional game five years before Angels rising star Mike Trout's father was born and caught former Angels pitcher...
— Shortly after noon Sunday, a black SUV pulled up at the front door of Camelback Ranch amid the breathless aura of a royal homecoming. Two Dodgers employees were waiting on the curb. Several others were staring out from inside the main building....
Nothing about Marvin Miller seemed feisty or controversial at first glance; the soft-spoken economist was a smallish man with gray hair and a tidy mustache. But as a union leader, it was Miller who took on baseball's establishment in the late 1960s,...
The most intriguing game that baseball plays is not hitting and pitching. It is musical chairs. This is the sport's funny season. But unlike golf, where the funny season was simply a time for Freddie Couples to make more money for Christmas shopping,...
FrameworkDodger outfielder Willie Davis makes headlong dive back to third base after over-running base in 8th inning of game against St. Louis Cardinals....
So I was sitting in the office when I happened to remark that I liked the Giants for the World Series. Like the Greek Furies, three colleagues swooped in and lined up at the cubicle divider. No real Dodgers fan would back San Francisco, they said. And...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFirst published on March 20, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. It's not easy being the lungs of Los Angeles. But Griffith Park, the foremost green space in a city notorious for meager parkland and abundant smog, endures bravely, maybe even...
Harry Wendelstedt, a retired 33-year Major League Baseball umpire who also nurtured a new generation of the game's arbiters for more than 30 years, died Friday at a hospital in Daytona Beach, Fla. He was 73 and had brain cancer. Wendelstedt, who...
Dodgers BlogDodgers score big marketing coup by announcing they have added a Vin Scully bobblehead night for 2012. They also add Kirk Gibson and Eric Karros bobblehead nights....
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