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Dodgers Chef Dave Pearson Passes Away at 75
September 16, 2015
Pearson worked at various locations within Dodger Stadium for more than 50 years, creating sumptuous meals for a vast array of individuals, including sports greats, Hollywood stars and even presidents of the United States. ... read more »
Little League Star Mo’ne Davis meets Hank Aaron During a Civil Rights Movement Tour
July 2, 2015
After making history at the Little League World Series, pitching phenom Mo’ne Davis traveled to learn about her history. ... read more »
Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies of cancer at 54
June 12, 2014
Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has died of cancer at 54. Gwynn’s sweet left-handed swing made him one of San Diego’s best-loved athletes. He was nicknamed “Mr. ... read more »
Hanley Ramirez Nominated for Hank Aaron Award
October 17, 2013
Hanley Ramirez     Major League Baseball and MLB Advanced Media announced that Hanley Ramirez was named the Dodgers’ nominee for the 2013 Hank Aaron Award. Fans can vote exclusively online at ...   ... read more »
Dodgers rally to beat Mets 5-4 for 8th win in row
August 15, 2013
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Down late in the game, the Los Angeles Dodgers were just setting the stage for more timely hitting and another scintillating comeback. ... read more »
Obama Honors Negro League Players at White House
August 15, 2013
President Barack Obama hosted a special meeting with former Negro League players and representatives at the White House on Aug. 5 to honor their contributions to the nation’s history, ... read more »
Jackie Robinson’s Typewriter Teammate
May 3, 2013
Wendell Smith While Jackie Robinson used a baseball glove and bat to battle racial injustice on the diamond, black sportswriters like Wendell Smith of the Pittsburgh Courier, ... read more »
Dodgers, Major League Baseball Honored Jackie Robinson
April 25, 2013
Dodgers Owner, Erving ‘Magic’ Johnson poses with Rachel Robinson, the wife of honored Dodger Jackie Robinson before the game on April 15, 2013.  Photo by Troy Tieuel   Matt Kemp prepares to bat, ... read more »
Dodger legends visit La Tijera Elementary School
February 6, 2013
Dodger legends answer questions for a La Tijera Elementary School student.  Photo by Jason Lewis The former players talked to the students about the importance of working hard on the field and in the classroom.  ... read more »
Inglewood’s Sportsman Little League honors the Montford Point Marines
September 5, 2012
Many of the top youth baseball players from the inner city develop their skills at the Urban Youth Academy in Compton.  They showcased their talent at the Inglewood Invitational 12U Baseball Tournament.  ... read more »
Don Newcombe receives MLB’s Beacon of Hope Award
August 21, 2012
Don Newcombe in a familiar stance.   Don Newcombe, the Dodger   Award was presented by Dodger All-Star Matt Kemp as a part of Delta Civil Rights Game Weekend.                    ... read more »
Angels’ Torii Hunter has encounter with police after tripping home alarm
April 11, 2012
Two Newport Beach police officers did not believe that Angels outfielder Torii Hunter was the resident at his Newport Beach home.   Photo by Jeff Lewis Torii Hunter was visited at his home by police officers with guns drawn after he accidentally triggered the alarm upon returning from the Los Angeles Angels’ final exhibition game on Wednesday. ... read more »
Magic Johnson joins bid to buy Los Angeles Dodgers
December 5, 2011
The Los Angeles Dodgers could be ready for a little Magic. Magic Johnson has joined a group bidding to buy the beleaguered Dodgers, hoping to restore the luster of a once-glamorous franchise that has been sullied during owner Frank McCourt’s messy tenure. ... read more »
Matt Kemp and Jose Bautista win the 2011 Hank Aaron
October 27, 2011
Matt Kemp batted .324 (third in the N.L.) with 39 home runs and 126 RBI in 2011, leading the National League in homers, RBI, runs scored (115) and total bases (353).  ... read more »
Dodgers and Angels both start second half of season on 4-game win streaks
July 14, 2011
There has not been much good news coming from the Dodgers, but Matt Kemp has still been able to put up MVP type numbers despite all the drama that surrounds the team. ... read more »
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