Pee Wee sure could fly!
Above is a vintage International News press photo taken by Sam Goldstein of Dodger shortstop Pee Wee Reese turning a double play against the Pirates at Ebbets Field on June 10, 1951. The first inning double header was hit by outfielder Rocky Nelson to Jackie Robinson; who quickly flipped the ball to Pee Wee to get the lead runner - George Metkovich. And as you can see, Reese sailed above the runner like a geese chasing a flock. I found the photo on eBay. Go here to check it out.
Below are some links to check out:
- Have you always wanted to work for the Dodgers? Now here's your chance. Check out this job listing for an Administrative Assistant here. It looks like a great opportunity for a recent graduate.
- Harold Uhlman at Think Blue LA takes, "A look back at the 2014 Ogden Raptors."
The timing of a winning streak was a testament to the patience and determination of Ogden manager Jack. McDowell. The Raptors lost two of their best players by mid-season promotions to the Great Lakes Loons of the Midwest League. Despite losing outfielder Devan Ahart and pitcher Jose De Leon to the Loons McDowell managed to keep the team believing. Two days after both players were gone from the roster, Ogden began a streak by winning 12 of 14 games helping them to gain a playoff berth.
- Via Stacie Wheeler at Lasorda's Lair, "Could Corey Seager Make His Dodger Debut in 2015?"
- Panini America released more preview pics of their upcoming 2014 National Treasures Baseball card set. Go here to check out those pics. Below are bat barrel cards of Hanley Ramirez, Gil Hodges and Jake Daubert. All of them are "1 of 1's." BTW, this set comes out next week.
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