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A Dodgers’ home run party on a special night

June 23 Astrud Reed 0

LOS ANGELES-The Los Angeles Dodgers were the first team in Major League Baseball history to integrate. So it is fitting that the ballclub that brought us Jackie Robinson, would salute other African Americans considered to be icons in the sport. On a night where the Dodgers’ bats did most of […]

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Kershaw sit down Nationals with fireball

October 12 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Well, that was fun. MVP versus MVP. Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw stood on the mound at the top of the seventh standing with two outs, ready to pipe down the Washington Nationals’ bid to celebrate a National League Division Series-clinching win at Dodger Stadium. Taking down Bryce Harper, the […]

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Blue run out of steam in Game 3

October 11 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-The Los Angeles Dodgers jumped the Washington Nationals in the first game of the National League Division Series. The Nationals returned the favor on Monday at Dodger Stadium. Instead of putting the pedal to the metal against the Nationals, the Dodgers surrendered their one game advantage. The Dodgers’ 4-3 […]

News

Fox makes the right ‘Pitch’ with new show

September 16 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Girl power rocks. Female empowerment rule. Get used to it. The inevitable will soon become undeniable. Pro sports is a part of this equation. The day of women actually competing against men at the professional level in sports may not happen now, but can it be that far off? […]

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A. J. Ellis trade is all about business

September 2 Steven Lieberman 0

LOS ANGELES-When Juan Uribe was traded last season from the Dodgers to the Braves, Yasiel Puig was brokenhearted and his performance suffered.  Uribe was his good friend and boosted his morale.  This season, Puig was sent down to the minors and now might be on the threshold of departure. Recently, […]

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Kris Bryant, Cubs show Dodgers their power play

August 27 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Things started off the right way for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first of a three-game series against the Chicago Cubs at Dodger Stadium. They ended on the wrong foot by the time the contest between the two teams had ended. Thanks to the power smash play of […]

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Dodgers snag two from Cardinals

LOS ANGELES-The Dodgers got the best of the St. Louis Cardinals-this time. The Cardinals, a longtime detriment to the Dodgers in the postseason, found themselves on the short end of the stick in two of the three games they played against Los Angeles. For at least this weekend series, the […]

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Keeping the Jackie Robinson torch alive

April 16 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Baseball and Jackie Robinson go hand-in-hand. One could not do without the other. Where would baseball be today without the imprint Robinson left on the game? Robinson could not go down in history as the revered iconic figure he is without the Brooklyn Dodgers (now Los Angeles Dodgers) and […]

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Dodgers, MLB honor No. 42

April 16 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Jackie, we never forget. Major League baseball and the Los Angeles Dodgers have made sure that future generations will know the nam of Jackie Robinson, the man responsible for bringing down the racial wall in sports. Therefore, the honor of celebration of Robinson has sort of been etched in […]

Spotlight

The Real Meaning of Jackie Robinson

April 15 Dennis J. Freeman 0

Jackie Robinson was not bigger than life. He simply gave us a better perspective about it. No. 42 was not the first person to illuminate bravery. But he painted a much clearer picture for us to understand what it is to have courage in the face of relentless adversity. A […]

Spotlight

Scouts Pay Tribute to Hank Aaron

January 19 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Al Downing will be tied to the hip with Hank Aaron for the rest of his life. The former Los Angeles Dodger flamethrower’s legacy will last a lot longer than that given the fact he served up the historic home run to Hank Aaron to surpass Babe Ruth as […]

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Dodgers Win NL West and Earn Playoff Spot

September 20 Tamara Latta 0

Los Angeles— The Los Angeles Dodgers have confirmed a spot in the playoffs and are the National League West champions. They’re the first team to clinch a playoff berth in 2013. The boys in blue accomplished their goal in Phoenix, Arizona- after beating the Diamondbacks on Thursday 7-6. It’s still […]

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The Real Meaning of Jackie Robinson

April 15 Dennis J. Freeman 0

Jackie Robinson wasn’t bigger than life. He simply gave us a better perspective about it. Number 42 wasn’t the first person to illuminate bravery. But he painted a much clearer picture for us to understand what it is to have courage in the face of relentless adversity. A four-sport letterman […]

Monday's Meditation

An Undeserving Hall of Fame Shutout

January 15 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-In the eyes of Major League Baseball Hall of Fame voters, justice has been served. Everyone knew this day was going to come eventually when this year’s class of potential inductees would have to answer to the piper for deeds done that have been eating away at the integrity […]