Take a look at the limited edition Vin Scully 2014 Rose Parade Grand Marshall pin, pic via @Dodgers on twitter. Now, how do I get one of these? UPDATE: Via reader Bruce, he tells us that you can get the pins at sites around the parade and you can order online, here. Thanks, Bruce!
- Sons of Steve Garvey shares some recent photos from Dodger Stadium; including some construction work that will finally connect the outfield pavilion with the rest of the stadium.
- Via Tom Hoffarth at the LA Daily News, "The Los Angeles Sports Person of the Year: Yasiel Puig is the real deal". This announcement was the day before his arrest for speeding. Maybe, he was so excited he just couldn't contain himself.
“I’m happy and proud to hear about this,” Puig said from Miami on Friday night. “I am happy that the fans of L.A. have supported me all the time, and supported the team, and I hope they do the same next year. Thank you to the fans and I will do the best I can for all of them next season.”
- Dodger photographer Jon SooHoo shares a great photograph of Vin Scully from the Dodgers Annual Western BBQ at Dodgertown in 2008.
- Via Bill Plaschke at the LA Times, "As Yasiel Puig speeds down reckless path, Dodgers hold their breath".
"He plays hard, he eats hard, he drives hard, he does everything hard," said Tim Bravo, a high school teacher who was employed by the Dodgers last summer to serve as Puig's full-time companion and mentor.
- Via Bill Shaikin and Dylan Hernandez at the LA Times, "MLB asks Masahiro Tanaka's club for promise of no side deals". There is some speculation that free agent Tanaka will be giving his former Japanese team a kickback to let him go to MLB.
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