Former Oakland A, San Diego Padre, and Los Angeles Dodger Rickey Henderson was elected to the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. No surprise here seeing as how the man holds the career record for most stolen bases (1,406) and runs scored (2,295). In honor of Rickey, here’s a list of the 25 best Rickey Henderson quotes and stories.
Joe Torre seems to be getting a lot of crap today for how he handled the pitching last night. Give me a break. I’ll admit, I’m a Joe Torre Kool-Aid drinker but let’s look at the circumstances of his pitching staff and of last night’s game. Torre didn’t make a mistake by pulling Derek Lowe [...]
Two swing state teams could make it to the world series. What does this mean for Obama?
Yeah, I know Schwarzenegger gave the feds a heads up that we’re for-reals broke and we may need $7 billion payday loan; but that’s not really news or surprising ’round these parts. I’ll talk about that more next week. Today, I want to talk about the DODGERS. Actually, no, I don’t want to talk about [...]
My friend Lenny Los Feliz and I went to a Dodgers game shortly after the Manny trade. As we approached stadium grounds, we spotted two “unofficial” vendors selling this Manny/Marley mashup masterpiece. In thick Bostonese, these rogue garmentos told us how they sold these shirts in Boston for years; they followed Manny out here to [...]