Madison Bumgarner

Be very, very quiet when talking Dodgers greatness or history might repeat itself

Be very, very quiet when talking Dodgers greatness or history might repeat itself

There’s a strange but distinct sound roiling through Dodger Nation these days, one that often appears in direct correlation with the usual thunderous cheers.

“Shhhhhh.”

Have you heard it? Maybe from one of your friends when you talk about Clayton Kershaw’s dominance? Maybe from someone on Twitter when you trumpet another Justin Turner drive, or Chris Taylor dive, or dugout-dancing high-five?

“Shhhhhh.”

I’ve heard it. I’ve seen it. I know what it is. And if you’ve endured the last four Dodger playoff failures, so do you.

It’s hard to completely bathe in the greatness of this summer without fearing the potential wrinkles of October. While your...

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