Monday, January 17, 2011

Blog Kiosk: 1/17/2011

  • Chris Jaffe puts together a list of the "15 worst endings ever to regular season games." As I'm sure you cam imagine, the Dodgers amply fill the list. 4 Dodgers games are recounted, and, surprisingly, only one led to a Dodger lost. Here is a sample of a win:
    Thanks to's Play Index, we know that only one game in the last 60 years ended on a walk-off catcher's interference play. I really don't know what Johnny Bench did with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 11th of a 4-4 game in 1971, but the ump ruled it catcher interference. Runners advance - game over.
  • Check out Julian Morrow's great story about Happy Felton and the Knott Hole Gang.
  • Marcus Thames- Almost a Dodger? Via, MLB Trade Rumor and Ken Gurnick.
  • Check out this really cool map of online communities, via The Big Picture.
  • Tom at Baseball by the Letters shares a letter he got from former Dodger Norm Sherry.
  • GCRL reminded me that today is Don Zimmer's Birthday. Happy Birthday Don!

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