Tag Archives: Jim Lefebvre

LAD second base has a fine history, Part One

As the 2017 LAD search for their second baseman, I thought it would be a good time to look at the LAD historical second baseman. I first did this using the Bill James Win Share formula over at TBLA in January of 2009. Things have changed quite a bit since that day. Ever since Peter …

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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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Jim Frenchy Lefebvre – 1965 NL ROY

Jim Lefebvre did it all, major league baseball player, Japanese¬†League baseball player, major league coach, major league three team manager, Chinese National team Manager but before he did all that, he was the second LAD to win the NL ROY award, with the first being Frank Howard. Jim Lefebvre was a local kid who went …

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LAD All-Stars, 1962 – 1969, Koufax, Drysdale, and Wills era

Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale would dominate the golden era of Los Angeles Dodger baseball. The team would appear in three World Series in a span of five years and win two World Championships, and it is possible the best team was the 1962 team which didn’t even get to the World Series. ¬†Sandy Koufax, …

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Corey Seager holding court

Five days ago Corey Seager had hit nine home runs and was just about to crack the LAD leaderboard for home runs by a shortstop. Since then, Corey blasted five more home runs and is poised to break all sorts of records this June. For now he can be satisfied with having the fourth most …

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