Cy Young Award

Don Sutton shouldn't be a forgotten link between Dodgers greatness of the past and now

Don Sutton shouldn't be a forgotten link between Dodgers greatness of the past and now

In a magical Dodgers summer where destiny could be colliding with history, every bit of Dodgers greatness seems to unearth another Dodgers great.

With every Clayton Kershaw start, somebody mentions Sandy Koufax. With every Kenley Jansen save, there appears Eric Gagne. As Cody Bellinger swings, so does Mike Piazza. Corey Seager doesn’t just play shortstop, he is a throwback jersey bearing the names of Steve Garvey, Davey Lopes, Bill Russell and Ron Cey.

From one dramatic moment to the next, the names of Dodgers legends keep pinging across the landscape, bonding the past and present with all the appropriate bridges, all except for one.

One name is never mentioned. Yet,...

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