Monday, March 05, 2018

2018 Heritage - More Dodger Variation Cards

I previously erred when I initially put up a listing of Dodgers variations found in packs of Topps 2018 Heritage Baseball card brand. Originally, I indicated that there were just three variations to chase after -- Seager, Bellinger & Kershaw. That was wrong. Instead, there are nine to collect; including a variation for Yu Darvish. Check them all out below.

#45 Corey Seager 

Normal Base Card           Action Image Variation

Blog Kiosk: 3/5/2018 - Dodgers Links - Some Odds and Ends

Maeda looked strong after his Sunday outing against the Giants; especially considering he has been battling the bug that has stricken the Dodgers clubhouse. Per Ken Gurnick at
"I felt like I recovered pretty well, and I pitched well today," said Maeda, who missed a bullpen session but not a start. "I was a little worried going into the game, but as I pitched, the worries were gone and I felt good."
Photo above via Jon SooHoo/LA Dodgers 2018 at Dodger Insider. Below are more links to check out:
  • This Day in Dodgers/Baseball HistoryIn 1958 Duke Snider, Johnny Podres, and Don Zimmer are involved in an car accident in Vero Beach while trying to beat a 12:30 am curfew. With Snider driving, they veered off the road into a ditch. They fortunately suffer only minor injuries. In 1958 the Dodgers signed 21-year old free agent outfielder Frank "Hondo" Howard. He would play seven years in LA Dodger Blue -- slashing .269/.326/.495/.822 with 123 homers and 382 runs driven in. In 1966 the players elect Marvin Miller, assistant to the president of the United Steelworkers, as Executive Director of the Major League Players Association.
  • Happy Birthday, Bernie HunglingLu BlueElmer ValoChad FonvillePaul KonerkoMike MacDougal!