Tag Archives: Jim Lefebvre

Dodgers trade a plethora of prospects for a double play combination that might be the best in LAD history.

If Justin Turner can stay healthy enough to play most of the time for the rest of 2018, Brian Dozier and Manny Machado will be the Dodgers double play combination and for the life of me, I can’t think of a better combination in LAD history.  The same could have been said if the combination …

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Lest we forget 2017

I may have already written this column several times this year but before 2017 ends, now would be a good time for me to remember why 2017 was the best Dodger season of the 21st century. Wins Wins Wins – 104 in total in the regular season and ten more in the postseason for a …

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Historical LAD ROY positional player voting results

With Cody Bellinger expected to win the NL 2017 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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1966 World Series Highlights

I never saw the 1966 World Series, I only listened to it on the radio and being only seven years old didn’t quite know what was going on.  I knew my brothers were mad at Willie Davis but didn’t know why.  I just knew the Dodgers were swept by the Orioles. Later I would find …

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Updated LAD World Series Home runs

Over the next week the Dodgers are sure to hit some important home runs. Below is a list of every LAD World Series home run. Some more memorable than others. 2017 Already: Joc Pederson hits his second World Series home run to give the Dodgers a 3 – 1 lead in game six. They ultimately …

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LAD Team HR leaders, 25 or younger

With Cody Bellinger leading the Dodgers in home runs at age 21, the Dodgers have now had thirteen players twenty-five or younger to lead the team in home runs. Bellinger could make this list four more times. Let that sink in. Bellinger not only ended up with more home runs than Mike Piazza, he did …

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Talk about a rewrite

On Monday, June 19th I posted the best total base games by any Dodgers against the Mets at Dodger Stadium. At the time I was surprised to find that the Dodgers have never had a double-digit total base game with that criteria. That Monday night Cody Bellinger tied Gary Sheffield and Jim Lefebvre with the best …

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Cody Bellinger owns the Dodger / Mets Total Base leaderboard

[Update June 20th, 2017] Corey Seager with three home runs and a double now has 14 total bases obliterating the old total base record against the Mets at Dodger Stadium Considering the Mets have been coming to Dodger Stadium since 1962, it is amazing that no LAD has been able to have a double-digit total …

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Bellinger and the LAD multiple HR multiple position list

Eric Stephen put together a nice list of the exploits by Cody Bellinger based on what he had done in his first eleven career games. However, the one stat that fascinates me was the one where he had hit multiple home runs from multiple positions. I had to update this column because Cody Bellinger keeps …

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LAD second base has a fine history, Part Two

Last week I took a look at the greatest LAD 2nd baseman using OPS+ to display the best seasons and best careers.  Today we will use bWAR to examine the same seasons, and careers which will show huge differences since bWAR incorporates all of a players production, not just the offensive side. As you can see, …

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