‘Roy Campanella Night,’ when 93,000 fans came to pay tribute to the paralyzed Campanella at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in 1959, will be ranked alongside other famous fan moments, including: Night’ will be featured in a new episode of Countdown: Fan Moments on Saturday, December 18 at 9:00 p.m. ET. ‘
- interfering with Baltimore Orioles outfielder Tony Tarasco's attempt to catch a home run off the New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter during Game One of the 1996 ALCS;
- obstructing with Chicago Cubs outfielder Moises Alou’s attempt to catch a foul ball during Game Six of the 2003 NLCS;
- Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Rick Monday grabbing the American flag away from would-be flag-burners;
- and ‘,’ when fans brought their disco records to be blown up at Chicago’s Comiskey Park during a doubleheader in 1979.
Friday, December 17, 2010
The Dodgers announced today that the club will play a Spring Training game against the Chicago Cubs at Cashman Field in Las Vegas on Sunday, March 13, 2011. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and the of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays will host both clubs at Cashman Field for this .Ticket information is not available yet, but I suspect it will be coming soon. More information available here at the Las Vegas 51's website. The Cubs will also be playing the Reds the day before, March 12, at Cashman Field.
The Dodgers will return to Cashman Field for the second straight season and sixth overall appearance (2001-03, 2006, 2010). The Las Vegas 51s were the farm club of the Dodgers for eight seasons (2001-2008). Game time will be announced at a later date.