Monday, May 12, 2014

Marlins Series Starts Tonight - Scheduled Autograph Signings, a Puig Bobblehead and Other Stuff!

The next homestand starts this evening with the Miami Marlins, and several old-time Dodgers will be in the house to sign free autographs for fans.  Below are the scheduled autograph opportunities and other odds and ends for this upcoming homestand.

The extreme loaded dog concession stands on the Field, Loge and Reserve levels will feature the Cuban Dog.  It's an all-beef hot dog with roasted pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles and yellow mustard.
(pic of the Cuban Dog, via drindels21 on Instagram)
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Monday, May 12th, 7:10 PM
RHP Tom Koehler vs. RHP Dan Haren

Tonight's game starts at 7:10 PM.  Auto gates open at 4:30 PM, and stadium gates open at 5:00 PM.

Former Dodgers Billy Ashley (in right-field pavilion plaza) and Tommy Davis (in left-field pavilion plaza) will be signing autographs for fans from 5:00 PM to 7:10 PM.

  • The Veteran of the Game presented by Bank of America is U.S. Army Reserve Sergeant Daryl Tippens of Glendale. Tippens enlisted in 2009 and is currently serving with the 368th Military Intelligence Battalion. He also trains soldiers to become Non-Commissioned Officers. Tippens has been deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan, and will be leaving on another deployment location in a few months. His accolades include the Army Commendation Medal and the Afghanistan Campaign Medal.
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Tuesday, May 13th, 7:10 PM
RHP Jacob Turner vs. RHP Josh Beckett

Tuesday's game starts at 7:10 PM.  Auto gates open at 4:30 PM, and stadium gates open at 5:00 PM. The 50,000 fans in attendance will get an Yasiel Puig bobblehead.  See it on the right.  Dodgers Radio AM 570 Fox Sports LA will broadcast “The Petros and Money Show” from the left-field pavilion plaza from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Former Dodgers Mickey Hatcher (in right-field pavilion plaza) and Derrel Thomas (in left-field pavilion plaza) will be signing autographs for fans from 5:00 PM to 7:10 PM. 
  • The Veteran of the Game presented by Bank of America is U.S. Air Force Captain Ruben Carrillo of Rowland Heights. Carrillo enlisted in 1996 and was commissioned as an officer in 2008. He has served throughout the continental United States and currently serves with the Air National Guard’s 216th Space Control Squadron. Carrillo’s accolades include the Air Force Commendation Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster and the Air Force Achievement Medal with two oak Leaf Clusters.
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) will hold a silent auction on the Club level by the Vin Scully Press Box. The auction ends at 8:45 p.m. with more than 25 items up for bid, including an Adrian Gonzalez autographed baseball, Yasiel Puig autographed LA Dodgers jersey and a Hyun-Jin Ryu autographed photo. All proceeds will benefit LADF and its programs in sports and recreation, education and literacy and health and wellness which help children and families throughout the greater Los Angeles region.
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Wednesday, May 14th, 7:10 PM
RHP Jose Fernandez vs. LHP Paul Maholm

Wednesday's game starts at 7:10 PM.  Auto gates open at 4:30 PM, and stadium gates open at 5:00 PM. It is LA Sparks Night at Dodger Stadium.  Sparks Candace Parker and Nneka Ogwumike will throw the ceremonial first pitch. Sparks Candice Wiggins, Kristi Toliver, Armintie Herrington, Jantel Lavender, Alyssia Brewer and Farhiya Abdi will officially start the game with “It’s Time for Dodger baseball!” Sparks Alana Beard, celebrating a birthday, will read the Dodgers’ starting lineup.

Former Dodgers Tim Leary (in right-field pavilion plaza) and “Sweet” Lou Johnson (in left-field pavilion plaza) will be signing autographs for fans from 5:00 PM to 7:10 PM. 
  • The Veteran of the Game presented by Bank of America is U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Greg Wistain of Rialto. Wistain enlisted in 1996 and is currently stationed at the Naval Medical Training Support Center at Fort Sam Houston serving as a Senior Instructor for the Radiography program. Wistain’s accolades include the Armed Forces Service Medal and both the Afghanistan and Iraq Campaign Medals.

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