Check out this fantastic photo of the Ebbets Field press box in 1953 with Vin Scully at the mic. Photo above via Old Time Baseball Photos on twitter.
Below are more links to check out:
- Remember this! Per Jon Weisman at Dodger Insider, the 2016 Dodger FanFest will be on Saturday, January 30th.
- Via David Montero at the Daily News, "This Dodgers organist will be in the Bobblehead Hall of Fame."
“I was pretty surprised by it,” (Nancy) Bea said. “I didn’t even know there was such a thing as the Bobblehead Hall of Fame. But that’s great.”
- With word leaking that Mattingly will want pitching coach Rick Honeycutt by his side in Miami, we find out that the Dodgers and Honeycutt are in contract negotiations, via Ken Gurnick at MLB.com.
- Via Jim Callis at MLB.com, "Dodgers in the AFL: Versatile Farmer continuing transition to catcher."
"We have a great pitching staff here, and I'm looking forward to working with them," Farmer said. "Also, honing in on my own skills and working on blocking the ball better, receiving better and stuff like that. It's fun, and it's an honor to be out here."
- Huh... Erstad is an intriguing choice. He was one of those gritty type of players. Via a tweet from Ken Rosenthal:
Sources: #Dodgers plan to interview Darin Erstad, University of Nebraska head coach (and former #Angels OFer) for their managerial opening.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) October 30, 2015
- Panini America will once again roll out a Black Friday promotion for local card shops this year. Go here to check out a bunch of pics of the cards that will be available in packs; including the Joc Pederson and Clayton Kershaw cards below. The Kershaw card is especially awesome.
- This is too bad. Grantland had some fantastic writing. Via a ESPN press release:
Effective immediately we are suspending the publication of Grantland. After careful consideration, we have decided to direct our time and energy going forward to projects that we believe will have a broader and more significant impact across our enterprise.
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