Tag Archives: Greg Brock

1992 ROY Eric Karros was more than just great hair

When Eric Karros won the 1992 Rookie of the Year award he was the first and only LAD first baseman to win the award. The only other rookie LAD 1st baseman to ever get any votes were Greg Brock in 1983 and James Loney in 2007. Brock came in 7th place and James Loney came …

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Pump the brakes

I blame Vin Scully for my reticence to acknowledge that a rookie has made it no matter what they are doing. I’m startled sometimes by the things that are blazed into my brain when so many more important things fail to adhere. It was with my full support back in 1983 that Greg Brock had supplanted …

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Puig – Nobody – Pederson – Seager – Bellinger

Home runs are up all over baseball and nowhere is that more apparent than at Dodger Stadium where rookie after rookie keep launching home runs. Prior to 2014, the most LAD rookie home runs was the magic 35 by Mike Piazza in 1993. The 2nd most was 23 by Frank Howard back in 1960 before …

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Historical LAD ROY voting for position players

With Corey Seager expected to win the NL 2016 Rookie of the Year award, let’s take a look at all the LAD position players who have gotten at least one vote for the award. In 1960 Frank Howard won over his teammate Tommy Davis and future HOF Ron Santo. Frank Howard had an illustrious career …

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The game that Vin Scully got a little ahead​ of himself

I only have one Greg Brock story and it is very ingrained into my brain. In 1983 Greg Brock had the misfortune of replacing Steve Garvey at 1st base. The iconic Dodger left for San Diego as a free agent, and 1st base was handed to Greg Brock. Brock had put up massive numbers in the …

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