Friday, December 22, 2017

Welcome to the Blue, Henry Owens!

The Dodgers have made another move. They have claimed prospect left-handed pitcher Henry Owens from the Arizona Diamondbacks -- who had failed to protect him on their 40-man roster. Owens, originally from Edison High School in Huntington Beach, had been drafted by and played six years within the Boston Red Sox organization. Then, he was placed on outright waivers in early December and immediately claimed by Arizona. Now, he is a Dodger.

2017 Bowman Chrome Mini - All the Dodgers Cards

Last week Topps released a complete factory set of 2017 Bowman Chrome Mini cards, and it includes cardboard of many of the top rookies and prospects in the Dodgers system. Go here for a complete checklist.

None of the Dodger cards found here are new us. We've seen both the designs and photo selections available in either their Bowman or Bowman Chrome sets released earlier this season. The only thing unique about this product is that they are miniaturized versions of those cards. Check out all of the Dodger cards below.

Base -- 2017 Bowman Rookies

#55 Rob Segedin

Blog Kiosk: 12/22/2017- Dodgers Links - Some Odds and Ends

Check out this fantastic 1955 Sporting News press photo taken by Don Wingfield prior to a World Series game between the Dodgers and Yankees. It recently sold at RMY Auction at $225 (auction link here). Per the descriptor on the reverse:
Yogi Berra shows Jackie Robinson how he had tagged the Dodgers third sacker in the opening game. Berra still wouldn't admit that Bill Summers, the umpire at the time, was right. Robinson seems to be enjoying Berra's explanation of the play.
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