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He has always been there for fans, and now writer Joe Resnick receives honors he earned

He has always been there for fans, and now writer Joe Resnick receives honors he earned

Joe Resnick has died at the age of 62. He passed away Nov. 20, 2016 after a six-month struggle with cancer. This column about his life and career first appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Nov. 10.

He spent his life perched in the corner of the Dodgers’ press box, behind a Staples Center press table, on a dugout bench, in a locker-room scrum, squarely in the middle of the Los Angeles sports landscape.

But for all of his 32 years on the job, Joe Resnick wondered if anybody knew he was there.

He was a sportswriter for the Associated Press,...

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