Sunday, July 13, 2008

Card Of The Week: Brian Jordan

Above is a 1998 Topps Baseball card featuring former Dodger Brian Jordan. He was one of a handful of athletes to have played in both the NFL and MLB.

Blog Kiosk 7/13/2008

Getting over .500 is the toughest task of all.
  • I just came across this. The Long Beach Armada of the Golden Baseball League has an audio archive of nearly all of their games this year available for download. If you were interested in the games against the Chinese National Baseball Team in May you can listen to them here.
  • A New York Times writer shares his 1930's autograph scrapbook and a couple of stories; including being told, “I don’t ever want to see you again,” by Hall of Famer Lefty Grove.
  • Check out Mark Langill's interview of Tommy Lasorda recalling his days at Yankee Stadium at LA Dodger Talk. It's a great listen.
  • Roberto meets Joe Beimel and gets an early peek at his bobblehead. He also finds this great interview of James Loney.