Friday, June 08, 2012

Blog Kiosk: 6/8/2012- Catching up on some Dodgers News

Topps recently released a bunch of preview pics of some rare "1 of 1" bat knob cards that will be inserted into this years Tier One cases.  Two Dodgers are available amid the 100 different knob cards being created.  Check out the Snider and Matt Kemp above and below.  This set is coming out later this month.  See the Beckett story for more information and pics of all 100 cards.
  • The Dodger Dream Foundation Auction is current going on and includes autographed jerseys worn on Jackie Robinson Day.  Go here to check them all out.  This Matt Kemp signed game-worn jersey is already up to $2,825.00.
(Dodger Dream Foundation Auction)
  • Soccer is making a big push in LA.  After the Galaxy's recent league championship they now team up with the Dodgers to offer a Dodgers Night at a Galaxy game on June 23rd (with limited edition Dodgers/ Galaxy scarf being given away) and a Galaxy Night at Dodger Stadium on July 30th (get a free signed Landon Donovan photo).  Go here for information on how to get in.
  • If you haven't seen it yet, here is a glimpse at the Mike Scioscia bobble head being given out on Tuesday, June 12th.
Long-time baseball executive Bob Wolfe was named executive vice president of the Los Angeles Dodgers, the team announced. Wolfe rejoins Dodgers President and CEO Stan Kasten with whom he teamed with the Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals.
That's a pretty good pedigree, right?
  • A complete listing of all 41 players drafted by the Dodgers can be seen here.  Click pic below to embiggen.
Los Angeles continued to select players with big league bloodlines on the draft’s final day, selecting Jordan Hershiser, son of former Dodger Cy Young Award winner Orel Hershiser, out of USC with its 34th-round selection and then taking Jose Vizcaino Jr., son of former Dodger infielder and current Special Advisor, Baseball Operations & Player Development Jose Vizcaino, in the 36th round.

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