Saturday, May 31, 2014

Saturday Game Info - Lee Lacy Signing at Game and Other Stuff!

Tonights game with the Pittsburgh Pirates is 2nd part of the Dodger Stadium Movie Series, 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.

Saturday, May 31st at 4:15 PM
LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu (5-2, 3.10) vs. RHP Brandon Cumpton (0-1, 3.38)

This afternoon's game starts at 4:15 PM.  Auto gates open at 1:45 PM, and stadium gates open at 2:15 PM.  This evenings game features a postgame Dodger Stadium Movie Series viewing of the Baseball movie classic, "A League of Their Own." All fans in attendance are welcome to stick around after the game to watch the movie.  Fans seated in the pavilion areas are invited to sit in the outfield to view the game. 

Several actors that starred in “A League of Their Own” will be on hand to throw tomorrow’s ceremonial first pitch: Lori Petty “Kit Keller,” Megan Cavanagh “Marla Hooch,” Tracy Reiner “Betty Spaghetti,”Ann Ramsey “Helen Haley,” Bitty Schram “Evelyn Gardner, ”Patti Pelton “Marbleann Wilkenson” and Anne Cusak “Shirley Baker.” “A League of Their Own” Director Penny Marshall and Writer Kelly Candaele and family will be in attendance. Candaele’s mother Helen Callaghan and her sister Marge Callaghan played for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.

Former Dodger Lee Lacy (in left-field pavilion plaza) will be signing autographs for fans from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
  • The Veteran of the Game presented by Bank of America is U.S. Army Private First Class Anthony Corsi of Apple Valley. Corsi was drafted in 1943 at the start of World War II. He served with the 120th Infantry Regiment, 30th Division serving as a lead scout in combat, providing intel to his superiors. He was deployed to Germany, France and Holland and served in Belgium at the Battle of the Bulge. His accolades include the Silver Star, the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart.

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Blog Kiosk: 5/31/2014 - Dodger Links - Some Dodger Odds and Ends

With Pittsburgh in town it is night to see Russell Martin back in town, pic above featuring Russell and Steve Yeager via Jon SooHoo/LA Dodgers 2014.
Written on a piece of plain paper with a sharpie, it says, “Live together or die alone.”
Utility player Scott Van Slyke put it there. He heard the phrase while watching the second season of, “Lost,” and figured it had some crossover to what the Dodgers are trying to accomplish. 
Wow!  Who would have thought we'd find a connection between Lost and the Dodgers.
  • Mike Petriello at Dodger Digest makes note that,"Three Dodgers Among ESPN’s Top 25 Prospects."
  • Chris Olds at Beckett shares some preview pics from 2014 Topps Update.  It comes out on October 15th.  Check out a couple of Dodger insert cards below: Puig and Kershaw..

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