May 24, 2022

Would Korean War Casualty Carl Tumlinson Have Replaced the Ageing Pee Wee Reese as the Dodgers Shortstop?

February 21, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The Dodgers Hall of Fame shortstop, Pee Wee Reese, played his last full season at that position in 1956, aged 37. Charlie Neal (1957) then Don Zimmer (1958) were his immediate replacements. Not until the emergence of Maury Wills in 1960 did the Dodgers have a shortstop who, in any way, resembled the great Pee […]

Medio siglo del primer no-hitter de Sandy Koufax. (Half a century from Sandy Koufax’s first no-hitter).

June 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Cualquier aficionado al béisbol tal vez recuerde este juego. Casi seguro cualquier fanático de los Dodgers si lo ubica en su memoria. Para un cultor de Sanford Koufax, al más genuino estilo de Humberto Acosta, resultaría un sacrilegio permitir que la amnesia borrara ese momento cuando Koufax empezaba a dar muestras contundentes de su presencia […]

The Best of the Best Hall of Fame Outsiders

September 17, 2010 by · 6 Comments 

Last month Bobby Aguilera posted an article in which he listed a roster of players who he feels are the best at each position who aren’t in the Hall of Fame, including two of the biggest snubs of all time, Dick Allen and Ron Santo.  Then Graham Womack responded with a roster of his own, […]