Monday, October 02, 2017

2017 Bowman Chrome - The Dodgers Base Cards

Last week saw the release of Topps 2017 Bowman Chrome -- which is essential the super-shiny version of their 2017 Bowman set that came out in April. And as you know, Bowman is all about rookies and prospects, so there are plenty of Dodger Blue youngsters to be found here. Go here to see a complete checklist.

Below are all of the Dodgers found in the Base and Prospects set. Notably, Dodger farmhand Yusniel Diaz gets his very first card showing him in Dodger Blue in the Prospects set.

Base Set

#25 Corey Seager

Blog Kiosk: 10/2/2017 - Dodgers Links - Some Odds and Ends

What a heck of a season. Per Ken Gurnick at
"Pretty fun season," said Chase Utley. "Now the real fun begins."
The Dodgers 104th win last night set a new Los Angeles record for wins in a season, and also equaled the second most wins by the franchise in their history (last accomplished in 1942). As for the final playoff roster Dave Roberts had this to say, via Rowan Kavner at Dodger Insider:
“There’s going to be some fun debates over the next couple days,” Roberts said.
Photo above of Josh Fields and Kyle Farmer via @Dodgers on twitter. Below are more links to check out:
  • This Day in Dodgers HistoryIn 1963 Sandy Koufax becomes the first pitcher to fan fifteen in a World Series game as he defeated the Yankees, 5-2, during Game 1. Watch highlights of this game as called by Vin Scully hereIn 1977 Dusty Baker hit his 30th homer of the year to become the fourth player on the team (along with Ron Cey, Steve Garvey and Reggie Smith) to have hit as many home runs during a season. This is the first time this has happened in the hiostory of the game. In 2004 Steve Finley hit a ninth inning walk-off grand slam against the Giants at Dodger Stadium that clinched the NL West title for the Dodgers. Watch Vin Scully's call here.
  • Happy Birthday, Ray LucasMaury Wills!