Monday, February 18, 2013

Dodgers Blog Kiosk: 2/18/2013


It was photo day for the Dodgers yesterday.  Check out a bunch of pics at Zimbio.  The above pic is of Zack Greinke: Source: Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America.
  • Josh at '9 Inning Know It All' shares a 2 part interview he conducted with Carl Erskine.  Part 1 and Part 2.
I’m going to name a few players, please describe them for us.
1. Pee Wee Reese- A solid professional, our Capt. He was an extension of the manager on the field. A little older than some of us and had already been in the league before us. We were freshman, he the senior. When Pee Wee died at age 81 a New York paper headlines read “this Pee Wee was a giant”
Of all the Dodgers, Furillo, in particular, didn’t like the Giants. He didn’t like Leo Durocher, their manager. He didn’t like Maglie, the Giants ace known as Sal the Barber for how his pitches shaved opposing batters’ chins.
  • Clayton Kershaw's wife, Ellen, is organizing a Dodgers Spring Training ping pong tournament.  As Clayton says, "Best Wife Ever!"
(twitter link)
Schematics of (top) old Dodgers clubhouse, (middle) new Dodgers clubhouse, (bottom) overlay of the two.
(twitter link: JP Hoornstra)
  • Sandy Koufax arrives at Spring Training, and discusses the Dodgers' pitching staff and the art of pitching in the video below, via Dodgers.com.

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