The Oldest Living Dodger

January 6, 2019

If you were asked who is the oldest living Dodger, who would you guess? It is easy to guess Tommy Lasorda, Don Newcombe and Carl Erskine for us oldtimers and probably Tommy and Newk for the younger set. It turns out there are 18 players living who put on a Brooklyn Dodger uniform so most of us would be stumped in trying to pinpoint the oldest living Dodger.   I…

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Dodgers World Series – My Flashbacks over 66 Years

October 19, 2018

Sunday was an off-day in the Dodgers pursuit of a World Series championship. Among other things I took a few moments to see what I could remember from each of the Dodgers 12 appearances in the World Series during my time as a Dodger fanatic. For some I don’t recall much, but for all I have a moment or two that I do.   I became a Dodger fan on April…

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Dodgertown Still Whispers in my Ear!

January 31, 2017

I was at the Dodgers’ last spring training game in Vero Beach on March 17, 2008 in Holman Stadium, located in the heart of Dodgertown.  It was standing room only! The stadium had 6,500 seats, but I would not be surprised if there were 10,000 people in attendance.  That, in itself, was unusual because in most prior years, an afternoon game might draw only 2,000 or 3,000 people.  It wasn’t…

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