Thursday, November 01, 2012

Dodgers Blog Kiosk: 11/1/2012

Check out the above Dodger Stadium pumpkin via twitter @Dodgers.
  • OMG!  Former Brave Pascual Perez was killed in his home in the Dominican Republic, via Hardball Talk.  I vividly remember him as being an unusual character on the field.  Heck, he threw the eephus pitch.  RIP.
  • Vin Scully has won another award- the Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation's Allan H. "Bud" Selig Executive Leadership Award, via David Lee at
  • Night Owl Cards continues his countdown of The Best Dodger Cards Ever Made with #70-#61.
  • You gotta love Brandon League's attitude.  Via Bill Plunkett at the OC Register, he says, 
"I think in 2013 the LA Dodgers are going to be the team everyone wants to beat, tries to beat. … We’re going to have a target on our back next year and we welcome it."
  • Did you catch Dodger Talk last night.  Both Adrian Gonzalez and Tommy Lasorda spoke with Jorge Jarrin.  Listen to it here.
  • MLB Trade Rumors makes some predictions on 50 free agents, and it includes the Dodgers getting Lohse and Uehara.
  • Per a Dodgers press release, the Dodgers name Bob Engle as the new VP of International Scouting.
“Bob Engle and his knowledge of the international landscape is a great addition to our scouting team,” said Colletti.  “Our new ownership’s directive is to strengthen the Dodgers’ scouting, both domestically and internationally.  Developing future players through heightened scouting is paramount to the long-term success of the Dodgers’ organization.” 
  • Mark Langill, the Dodger official historian, writes that Campanella won his first MVP award on this date and a statue featuring Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese was unveiled today.  See a pic of the statue, here.
  • Scott Van Slyke is tearing it up in Venezuela, via Ashley Marshall at

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