On this date in 1989, the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Montreal Expos 1 to zip in 22 innings. Rick Dempsey hit a homerun in the 22nd inning to give the boys in blue the win.
The engine of this epic battle was the pitching staff of both teams. The Los Angeles pitchers were: Orel [...] [...more]
Steam rollers, laundry presses, and paper machines… each of these boast a large roller capable of pressing a man as flat as a pancake. Most of them are found in factories, surrounded by warning labels and safety precautions. But, as Vince Coleman once discovered, there is another apparatus which can do nearly as much damage.
And [...] [...more]
The tone of the 2006 Division Series was set early, and with great embarrassment for the Los Angeles Dodgers. It was Game 1, second inning, nobody out. Jeff Kent was on second base, J.D. Drew on first. With Mets pitcher John Maine clearly in a jam, Russell Martin lashed a drive into the right field [...] [...more]
Juan Marichal: "First of all I want to apologize for hitting John Roseboro with my bat. I am sorry I did that. But he was coming towards me with his mask in his hand, and I was afraid he was going to hit me with his mask, so I swung my bat." [...more]