With the Dodgers being swept in Colorado this weekend, the magic number to clinch the NL West remains at 2. Though it’s been on 2 since Friday, it sure seems like it’s been stuck on 2 for a while. So as the Dodgers head to San Francisco for a 4 game series, we feature Uncle Tommy.
From 1958-1996, the L.A. Dodgers had a combined 2 managers. From the end of the 1976 season through the middle of the 1996 season, Tommy Lasorda patrolled the Dodger dugout, leading the Blue to 7 division titles, 4 NL pennants, and 2 World Championships, compiling a 1,599–1,439 as the skipper for The Blue…
Battle for the West
10/3/1982. On the final day of the season, Joe Morgan would crush any hopes of the Dodgers defending their World Championship of 1981. Greeting Morgan at the plate, Jack Clark. Clark would inflict more wounds 3 years later in a St Louis Cardinals uniform… ( SF Chronicle )
We got 7 games left, four in The Bay. One win, and we’re in !!! Zack Greinke, who missed his last start, is slated to take the hill tomorrow night. Adrian Gonzalez is also hopeful for tomorrow as well. With the division title in sight, this would be the first time in franchise history the Dodgers would make it to post-season play in 3 consecutive seasons.
Extra Innings… Kid Beats
Hey Kid, being swept in Colorado has some of our Dodger fans in an uptight mood. How ’bout loosening L.A’s mood ? Here’s a snippet from Kid Marley