Monday, December 10, 2012

Dodgers Blog Kiosk: 12/10/2012

Take a look at Dodger Stadium now.  Pic via twitter @DodgerPulse.
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  • And, since I couldn't help myself.... I decided to make another Ryu fantasy Baseball card, but a bit less glamorous.  The pic was originally a screen grab from Shark Reborn that features Ryu when he was on a Korean game show.
  • Check this out.  A discovery within the archives of Academy Award winning writer/director Richard Brooks unearthed rare color film footage of Satchel Paige pitching at old Wrigley Field in Los Angeles in a November 1948 exhibition game.  It was shot by Brooks.  Also, a commenter notes that MGM boss Louis B. Mayer is clearly seen at the 0:15 mark- he's the second "M" of MGM. Paige was pitching for a barnstorming team of Negro League players called the "Royals" against the Gene Bearden- Bob Lemon All-Stars.  (Hat Tip: Baseball Happenings)

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