Santa Barbara native Skip Schumaker grew up a Dodger fan, and he has a photo to prove. In the above pic he stands with Orel Hershiser while holding up a boyhood photo signed by the Bulldog. Pic via Jon SooHoo/LA Dodgers 2013. See more pics of yesterday's game from Jon here.
- Left Field Pavilion creates a great graphic following the the Dodgers victory yesterday. See it here.
- Jim Baker at Baseball Nation list, "The 10 best songs about baseball players," and the Puig Destroyer's song "One Man, Five Tools" is #9. A Jackie Robinson song is #6.
- DJ Gallo at Sports Pickle writes a great tongue-'n-cheek story called, "10 Reasons Vin Scully SUCKS and is the WORST Broadcaster in Sports".
- As always, Tony Jackson at Dodger Scribe shares a bunch of postgame videos: Here's Don Mattingly, Listen to Zack Greinke, and both Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford can bee seen here.
- "Dodgers-Cardinals rivalry intensifies," via Arash Markazi at ESPN.
“The Mickey Mouse ears, I was just having fun with the comment that was made earlier,” (Adrian) Gonzalez said. “Nothing against them or anything; it was just to have fun.”
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Tim Brown at Yahoo has more choice quotes.
“He has those kinda big ears,” Jerry Hairston said.
Uh-huh. No. Don’t.
“He looks like him,” Hairston insisted. “He does. We were so glad when they called him Mickey Mouse. Now we all do.”
- Via David Brown at Big League Stew, "Don Mattingly: Dodgers are ‘America’s team’".
They also have the will of the people. All of them. Even the "Best Fans In Baseball," usually partisan for the Cardinals, are pulling for the Dodgers."I think if you look at it, now we've kind of become America's team because everyone wants to see a seventh game," Mattingly said. "Probably, even the fans in St. Louis would like to see a seventh game, so I figure that everybody's for us to win on Friday night."
- From yesterday's pregame celebrations, here is Will Ferrell's player introductions.
- This was the best tweet of the day, yesterday. NASA is back after the shutdown! Yeah!
We're back, Earth! #WelcomeBackNASA pic.twitter.com/oot9b9QK6c
— NASA Goddard (@NASAGoddard) October 17, 2013
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