Friday, September 27, 2013

Blog Kiosk: 9/27/2013 - Dodgers Links - Kershaw, Hockey at Dodger Stadium and Hazing the Rookies

The 13th edition of Dodgers Playbill features the Dodgers’ 2013 Roy Campanella Award winner Clayton Kershaw.  See it above.
  • Via Jesse Spector at the Sporting News, MLB Network's Bill Ripken: 'Dodgers have to be the team to beat'
  • Clayton Kershaw was named the winner of the eighth annual Roy Campanella Award, which is given to the Dodger player who best exemplifies the spirit and leadership of the late Hall of Fame catcher, per a Dodgers press release.
  • "Fatal stabbing after Dodgers-Giants game: Details of the attack," via Lee Romney at the LA Times.
  • This is truly the loss of a member of the Dodger family.  Here is the Dodgers statement regarding the passing of Jonathan Denver.
"The Dodgers are shocked and saddened to learn of the death of Jonathan Denver, who is the son of one of our security guards."

"There is no rational explanation for this senseless act which resulted in Jonathan's death. The pain that this has caused his family and friends is unimaginable. Words are not enough to describe our sadness. Our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family during this extremely difficult time."

  • Eric Stephen at True Blue LA also has the Dodgers rookie hazing photos.  "Dodgers rookie hazing photos emerge: Yasiel Puig, Hyun-jin Ryu, et al"

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