Steve Garvey

Before traveling the world, Dodgers took this young organist out to the ballgame

Before traveling the world, Dodgers took this young organist out to the ballgame

It was the summer of 1972, and the Dodgers had just suffered a tough loss when the new Dodger Stadium organist broke into … Vincent Youman’s celebratory “Hallelujah”?

“I was like, ‘Oops, oh well,’’’ Donna Parker recalled with a laugh.

Later that same season, after the Dodgers suffered another tough loss, the new Dodger Stadium organist began to weep.

“What can I say? I was a teenage girl,’’ Parker said.

Amid this new Dodgers era of stars appearing out of nowhere — Charlie Culberson, Chris Taylor, Josh Fields — let us pause to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Los Angeles franchise’s greatest flash in the pan … er … pipes.

For three months in 1972, the...

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