Friday, December 30, 2016

Blog Kiosk: 12/30/2016 - Dodgers Links - Some Odds and Ends

Happy Birthday, Sandy!

Above is a 1967 vintage press photo of Koufax sitting in the broadcast booth for NBC.  As you know, he was a broadcaster for a short time after retiring from the game.  (eBay Auction Link)  I am unsure where exactly the photo was taken, but clearly it's not Dodger Stadium -- those terrace seats are all wrong.  The reverse of the photo makes some indication that this pic is from the 1967 All-Star Game in Anaheim:
National League trainer Bill Buhler had a special visit Tuesday -- Sandy Koufax, who made Buhler's method of ice packing pitching arms famous.

Koufax tossed only words on television in the 15-inning All-Star classic.  But Buhler, the Los Angeles Dodger and form St. Paul Saint trainer, was still working with pitching arms.
Of note, the reverse of the photo has a small news snippet attached stating:

Below are more links to check out: