Tag Archives: David Young

At Common Space Brewery, dreams do come true

All of us have dreams, but how many of us take a risky plunge to make that dream come true? Brent Knapp had a good job but he had been dreaming of his own micro-brewery,  so several years ago he put in place the mechanisms to make his dream come true.  This involved quitting his …

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Congratulations to fellow TBLA/DT alumni

For years I’ve been able to mock the younger generation of Dodger fans on Dodger blogs by telling them how great 1981 and 1988 were.  I don’t know if over the next two weeks if they will get the joy of 81 and 88 or the despair of 74,77, and 78. I’m expecting joy for …

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The curious case of Gilberto Reyes

With 19-year-old Keibert Reyes being promoted to AA this week to help Tulsa with their postseason run I was curious if any Dodger catching prospect had ever made it to AA while still a teenager. I headed to Baseball Reference and sorted every catcher and their rookie season with the Dodgers to find out the age …

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The day Frank Howard led off

With Cody Bellinger leading off tonight, David Young wondered if he was the tallest lead off hitter in Dodger history. He found that Ex-Dodger Frank Howard had once led off but it wasn’t as a Dodger it was with the Senators.  Big Hondo was 6’7 and a mountain of a man. Once David posted that …

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Blast from the Past – Go Go Go

With Phil on vacation here is a blast from the past with Easter just around the corner. Almost three years to the day, Dee Gordon was enthralling Dodger fans with his blend of speed and excitement. I hearkened back to the day of Maury Wills, and the inaugural season of Dodger Stadium when Maury captivated Dodger …

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The frugal fan

Just how inexpensive can you make a trip to Dodger stadium and still sit in premium seats? I intended to find out today. Using SeatGeek I was looking for one ticket in the Field Box and was willing to pay around $15 – 20 knowing full well that no matter where the seat was, that a …

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The magic of 58

I’m going to turn 58 on Nov 24th this year. I was born in 1958 and I told Dave Young how cool I thought this was, that I was born in 1958 and would be celebrating my 58th birthday this year. He was unimpressed. But you know, 1958 was a pretty good year. I was …

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