Monday, July 03, 2017

Diamondbacks Series Starts on Tuesday - Pregame Info and Other Stuff!

The next homestand starts this coming Tuesday, Independence Day, against the Arizona Diamondbacks.  Below are some odds and ends for this upcoming homestand. Here are some important links:
First of all, vote for JT! Go here, or follow the graphic below:

The Enchilada Dog will be available for this homestand only against Diamondbacks at the Extreme Loaded Dog concession areas located on the field, loge and reserve levels. It features an Super Dodger Dog wrapped in a cheese enchilada topped with smoked pork. See it on the right.

BTW, a Dodgers collectible souvenir cup is now available in concession stands. It features the battery of Clayton Kershaw and Yasmani Grandal. Check it out below
Tuesday, July 4th at 6:10 PM
LHP Patrick Corbin vs LHP Clayton Kershaw
TV: SNLA Spanish, SportsNet LA
Radio: 570 LA Sports, KTNQ 1020, KMPC 1540

2017 Topps Now -- #317 -- Seager's Brilliant Behind-the-Back Catch

Although the Dodger were unable to complete their sweep of the Padres yesterday afternoon we did get to see a nifty defensive play by Corey Seager during the first inning of that game.

Blog Kiosk: 7/3/2017 - Dodgers Links - Some Odds and Ends

Over the weekend a new Major League record was set when the league collectively hit 1,101 home runs to set a new record for homers during a month. Naturally, Topps released a new 2017 Topps Now card to celebrate the occasion, and it includes rookie slugger Cody Bellinger on the front of the card. Check it out above. Unfortunately, the card is already sold out -- 1,247 cards were made. Check out the reverse of the card on the right.

Below are more links to check out:
  • This Day in Dodgers History: In 1925 Robins (Dodgers) second baseman Milt Stock recorded his fourth consecutive four-hit game -- setting an NL mark. In 1958 the Dodgers, in their 35th home game ever in Los Angeles, reached the one million attendance mark.  At Ebbets Field they drew 1,028,258 fans total all season the year prior. In 1974 Dodgers reliever Dr. Mike Marshall appeared in his 13th consecutive game, setting a major league record.  The streak also ended on this day when he didn't make an appearance during the second game of a doubleheader against the Cincinnati Reds. In 1991 the Dodgers traded José González for outfielder Mitch WebsterIn 1993 Don Drysdale died of a heart attack in Montreal after broadcasting the Dodgers’ game against the Expos. In 2013 Yasiel Puig becomes the first player to be named Player of the Month for the first month he plays in the major leagues in the 55-year history of the award. 
  • Happy Birthday, Cliff CurtisJack DaltonLuke HamlinArt FowlerHowie SchultzEd RoebuckDanny HeepJuan RiveraEdinson Volquez!