What a cutie! Check out a pic of baby Matt Kemp as tweeted out by his mother.
- Brian Charles at the Pasadena Star News reports on the Google Doodle of Jackie Robinson. Apparently, neither the Dodgers or Jackie's family knew it was coming.
"By celebrating Jackie today, we're hoping to spread his message of respecting each other as a human beings," Mike Dutton, the artist who created the image, said by email Thursday. "Nobody else has changed the game quite as significantly — and with the same kind of poise and dignity in the face of adversity, no less — as Jackie Robinson."
- Fernando Valenzuela will be inducted into the Caribbean Baseball Hall of Fame in Hermosillo, Mexico this coming weekend, via Steve Dilbeck at the LA Times.
- Jorge Jarrin on Dodger Talk speaks with Chad Billingsley and LA Times reporter Dylan Hernandez.
- Emma at Dodger Blue World has just begun a short biography writeup on women ballplayers in the Negro Leagues.
- Carson Cistulli at FanGraphs has the 2013 ZiPS Projections for the Dodgers.
- BTW, SCP Auctions will have Reggie Jackson's game worn uniform from the 1977 World Series where he belted 6 homers against us for sale in their upcoming April auction. I want to burn that thing so bad!
- National Hockey Card returns to the USA, via Tom Bartsch at Sports Collectors Digest. It will be on February 16th. There are at least 6 card shops participating in the LA/OC area. Go here to see a comprehensive list of stores.
- Can't wait for the Super Bowl to watch commercials? Well, watch a bunch right here at Fast Company.
- Holy Moly! Spiegel Online has the story and a 360 degree video available to view of 4 volcano's erupting concurrently in Kamchatka- a peninsula in eastern Russia. What a sight!
- Science is so incredible. All of the things that we discover pales in comparison to what we still don't know. So, when something comes along that boggles the mind I have to share it. Gizmodo has a story about Japanese researchers capturing footage of a thought being formed in a brain. Wow!
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