Riley Ottesen and Eric Carter: Two Young Men on a Mission

January 16, 2019

The more we read about minor league ball players, the more we learn about the commitments they make, not just as baseball players, but as young men.   They have all of the challenges in life just as young men who do not pursue an athletic career have, plus they have the near impossible task of navigating a road to MLB littered with speed bumps.   Many, or most, are…

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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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