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  • The surprising shortstop weakness in Dodger history

     
    Please welcome this guest post by Eric Enders, author of "The Fall Classic: The Definitive History of the World Series." * * * In filling out my all-time Dodger lineup card, something occurred to me that I???d never thought about......
  • Dodgers Beat Giants to Lead League!

     
    Sept. 21, 1959: Tigers Thwart White Sox Bid to Clinch Rag The Dodgers moved into first place in the National League by sweeping the Giants. Duke Snider hit his 23rd home run of the season and Maury Wills continued to be unstoppable. He had seven hits in...
  • Dodgers, Braves Tie for Pennant

     
    The Dodgers and Braves would meet in a best-of-three playoff series to determine the National League representative in the World Series. Both teams won their regular-season finales to stay tied for first. The Dodgers beat the Cubs, 7-1, and the Braves...
  • Sox Beat Dodgers, 1-0

     
    Oct. 7, 1959: Hold off on that victory parade. The White Sox extended the World Series to at least Game 6 by edging the Dodgers, 1-0, before yet another record crowd in the Coliseum. Sandy Koufax gave up the game's only run on a double play ball after two...
  • Sox Face Sudden Death Against Dodgers

     
    Oct. 6, 1959. Two Rembrandts, a Rubens and a Renoir are among stolen paintings recovered by Canadian authorities. The Dodgers were one win away from a World Championship, their 5-4 victory over the White Sox in front of another record Coliseum crowd...
  • Hunter, Lowell among Hutch Award nominees

     
    The Angels' Torii Hunter and Boston's Mike Lowell are among 10 finalists for the prestigious Hutch Award, given annually to the major league player who best exemplifies the honor, courage and dedication of former big league manager Fred Hutchinson....
  • In John Wooden's own words

    In John Wooden's own words
    Even though most people call him Coach, John Wooden prefers to think of himself as a teacher, and not just one who taught hundreds of UCLA basketball players during his 27 seasons coaching the Bruins. His "Pyramid of Success," a diagram of core values,...
  • John Wooden dies at 99; UCLA basketball coach won 10 national titles

    John Wooden dies at 99; UCLA basketball coach won 10 national titles
    John Wooden, the UCLA basketball coach who became an icon of American sports while guiding the Bruins to an unprecedented 10 national championships in the 1960s and '70s and remained in the spotlight during retirement with his "Pyramid of Success"...
  • L.A. in Wooden's words

    EVEN though most people call him Coach, John Wooden prefers to think of himself as a teacher, and not just one who taught hundreds of UCLA basketball players during his 28 seasons coaching the Bruins. His Pyramid of Success, a diagram of core values,...
  • Marvin Miller dies at 95; baseball union chief led push for free agency

    Marvin Miller dies at 95; baseball union chief led push for free agency
    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,...
  • True Blue tattoo parlor owner is a Dodger fan on and under his skin

    True Blue tattoo parlor owner is a Dodger fan on and under his skin
    TOMMY LASORDA may not be the prettiest face in the world, but for Dodger fans, the mug belonging to the man who won the last World Series for the team back in 1988 is nothing less than gorgeous. So don't be alarmed if it starts showing up tatted on the...