Friday, June 10, 2011

Blog Kiosk: 6/10/2011

  • Tom Owens does a great writeup on a poetry reading he went to at an elementary school that had Dodger 3rd Baseman Casey Blake in attendance when he was with Cleveland at Baseball by the Letters. This is pretty great and a MUST READ!
  • Congratulations to Mike Scioscia's Tragic Illness for being name best LA's best Sports Blog by LA Weekly.
  • It's easy to forget that Tommy Lasorda also played for the Kansas City A's. Check out a regional card from 1956 to prove it from Bob Lemke. It also appears to be very scarce, and possibly the only card in existence showing the old skipper in a A's uniform.
  • Here's a nice rundown of the first 30 rounds of the 2011 Draft fr the Dodgers, via True Blue LA.
  • Shorpy has a great vintage pic of kids at a ballgame in Detroit in 1942.
  • Albert Chen at Sports Illustrated writes about the cutter and its impact on the game.
  • How about some wine with that McDonald's take-out, via Snooth.
  • GCRL goes through the evolution of left field for the Dodgers through Baseball cards.
  • Check out Save Vin Scully's Star, via Farther Off the Wall.

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