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The Daily MirrorJune 28, 1960: An emotional point in the Dodgers' early history in Los Angeles was the 1959 exhibition game against the Yankees to honor Roy Campanella, the star catcher who had been paralyzed in a car accident. The Dodgers and Yankees met again in 1960,...
The Fabulous ForumContinuing our countdown of the greatest L.A. Dodgers of all time, as chosen by our readers. No. 2: Don Drysdale (471 first-place votes, 73,134 points) Big D teamed with Sandy Koufax during the 1960s to form one of the most......
The Fabulous ForumContinuing our countdown of the 15 greatest L.A. Dodgers of all time, as chosen by our readers. No. 1: Sandy Koufax (6,284 first-place votes, 116,888 points) When you talk about the greatest left-handed pitchers of all time, you start with......
The Daily MirrorAug. 18, 1960: You don't very often see the phrase "nearly maimed" in headlines for baseball stories. Don Drysdale escaped serious injury when he was struck by a line drive, then he lost the game on the next pitch when Chicago's Ernie Banks homered to...
The year was 1965. That was the year I fell in love with baseball and history. It happened in Miss Tomlinson's fifth-grade class at Crestview Elementary School in Merriam, Kan. We had the Kansas City Athletics, but they were a last-place mess that went...
Tags: Harmon Killebrew, All Stars, Education, Sports, Sandy Koufax
Long ago, when children were allowed to wander from their parents' side for more than 15 minutes, I spent much of my free time accumulating baseball cards. After school, my buddy Adam Rogers and I would stroll to the candy store and buy multiple packs....
Tags: Aging, Boston Red Sox, Paulina Gretzky, All Stars, Death
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced that Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully will return to the broadcast booth for an unprecedented 62nd season, calling all Dodger home games and those road games against National League West Division...
The Daily MirrorFeb. 23, 1960: The champions of the baseball world, the Los Angeles Dodgers, opened spring training and Times sportswriter Frank Finch apparently viewed it as a heavy assignment. Finch spent a lot of space discussing the pounds carried by several Dodgers,...
The Daily MirrorVice President Richard Nixon greets admirers in South Bend, Ind., while visiting Notre Dame to receive its Patriotism Award. Caryl Chessman and the Finch trial. A good day for news. And the historic Southern Pacific depot on Alameda burns down. Howard “...
The Daily MirrorCharlie Neal, right, is on the receiving end as four aspirants try out for the Dodger shortstop starting position. They are, from left, Don Zimmer, Bob Aspromonte, Bobby Lillis and Maury Wills. March 3, 1960: James Kendrick, top, reenacts the slaying of...
The Daily MirrorApril 13, 1960: The Dodgers opened the season with another record crowd at the Coliseum, with 67,550 fans watching a 3-2 victory over the Cubs. Chuck Essegian's home run made the difference and Don Drysdale stuck out 14 as the opening night starter. The...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterPhil Holmes, one of the great English teachers of his generation, is standing before a class of high school seniors, trampling all over their self-esteem. It is a Thursday in October, not long into the school year. Holmes gazes out at his class, his...
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