- Sam Miller at Baseball Prospectus unearthed some of the writings of Vin Scully from the LA Times in 1958.
Her name was Sister Virginia Maria and she sat behind a large, scuffed desk in an eighth-grade classroom that smelled of ink and chalk dust. She carried a tiny tin pail of water and a little sponge for cleaning the blackboard and it was badge of her profession as much as her long black habit and string of beads.
She was a member of that wonderful group of women known as the Sisters of Charity. She smiled with blue eyes behind a pair of thick spectacles and she frowned with a yardstick across the back of your knuckles. She was a teacher, mother, nurse and confidante to a group of 50 children in a small parish in New York and, above all, she was my friend. She helped me become a sports announcer.
Be sure to check out BP story. They share a bunch of different things to check out.
- Both the Sons of Steve Garvey and Vin Scully is My Homeboy review the new Cool-A-Coo Ice Cream sandwiches at Dodger Stadium. nom, nom, nom!!
- Nomo's Sushi Platter get some former Dodgers to sign through the mail.
- I'm happy to hear that Don Mattingly will be returned next season, via Dylan Hernandez of the LA Times.
- Manny Ramirez finds God at a MegaChurch, via Busted Coverage.
- How about Luis Cruz, eh? Steve Dilbeck at the LA Times writes about him being this seasons feel-good story.
- The Sons of Steve Garvey puts up some Dodgers rookie hazing pics.
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