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  • The Bell Curve: And we are all connected

    A weekend of contrasts, if anyone was listening, or watching. Just for starters, the humility of John Wooden opposite the arrogance of Mike Garrett -- with politicians gearing up for the next round of half-truths and slander from the sidelines. The...
  • Small Wonders: Finding a new structure

    No Father's Day is complete without at least one of the following: A #1 Dad mug, a new tie, shirt or barbecue apron, a silly card about Dad's underwear or bathing habits and anything made of construction paper, Elmer's glue and uncooked macaroni. To this...
  • Mesa Musings: Learning from 'Echo of the big Bang'

    John Ramsey was the finest sports public address announcer I ever heard. Bob Sheppard, the legendary P.A. voice for the New York Yankees, died recently after more than 50 years behind the microphone. I had heard Sheppard at Yankee Stadium. He was,...
  • Small Wonders: It's time for Dodger baseball

    Small Wonders: It's time for Dodger baseball
    I was 8. Some would say too young to understand. Others would wonder what took so long. I remember the smells, the sounds, the faces. Equally frightening and liberating. I was changed forever. And that time has come for my daughters. Time for Dodger...
  • Johnny Holliday's career was an easy call

    Johnny Holliday's career was an easy call
    "I want to show you something." Johnny Holliday is standing in the front hallway of his home in Kensington. His graying hair is parted, as always, perfectly to the left, not a single strand out of place. He grins, flashing his immaculately white upper...
  • Curt Gowdy was very excited by Ted Williams' homer

     
    Speaking of Vin Scully (see post below) I was honored Wednesday night to attend the second annual induction ceremony for the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame at the New York Hilton. The class: Marvin Bader, Chet Forte, Curt Gowdy, Ted......
  • Vin Scully's Lords of the Ravine - A Los Angeles Dodger Hall of Fame

     
    True Blue L.A. has begun a rather elaborate undertaking to create a Los Angeles Dodger Hall of Fame, which it is calling Vin Scully's Lords of the Ravine. Click the links to see the details. In addition, Mike Scioscia's Tragic......
  • Feel better, Roberto

     
    Please send your best wishes to Dodgers blogger Roberto Baly of Vin Scully Is My Homeboy, who is headed to the hospital. Hope to see you back online soon, hale and hearty. * * * Officially a 2010 Dodger with......
  • Sandy Koufax live interview at Nokia Theater Feb. 27

     
    T.J. Simers do sometimes live the charmed life, don't he? A year and a half after he interviewed John Wooden and Vin Scully on stage simultaneously, the Times columnist will talk to baseball's Salinger, Sandy Koufax. Tickets, benefiting Joe Torre's......
  • From water czar to Zorro: Your votes for most admirable Angeleno

     
    Drum roll, please. The most admirable Angeleno of all time? Results of this week's Talk Back poll are in, and we've got a tie. Would you believe Dodgers announcer Vin Scully and former Mayor Tom Bradley? For years, one voter......
  • Jose Offerman strikes again – knocking down umpire

     
    One of the stranger videos I've seen has been posted by Vin Scully Is My Homeboy. In it, former Dodger Jose Offerman, managing the Licey Tigers in winter ball, is arguing with an umpire. He then throws a punch –......