Tag Archives: Jimmy Wynn

Frank Robinson was a Dodger big deal

As the stars of my youth start to die off some make a bigger emotional impact than others. Frank Robinson had a storied HOF career well documented yesterday by numerous outlets including MLB media which showed off what they considered the ten most important moments of his career.  What won’t be included in all the …

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Dan Hudson took the hard road

In a quiet move on April 2nd, the Dodgers signed free agent pitcher Daniel Hudson after  Hudson had been released by Tampa on March 28th.  You might have wondered why the Dodgers would take on a pitcher that a pitching-poor team like Tampa could not find a spot for on their major league roster. You could …

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Turner launches Lackey into infamy

With Wade Davis watching from the bullpen, John Lackey watched Justin Turner launch a game-winning three-run home run to dead center field to give the Dodgers their second victory in two nights. #ThisTeam needed a hero.@redturn2 answered the call. pic.twitter.com/6AY1XnPj8z — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) October 16, 2017   This night was all about Rich Hill, …

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Dodgers batter Padres for 100th win

Even though it took much longer than expected the Dodgers finally won their 100th game.  The pace to win 115, 110, or even 105 was derailed but there were enough Padre tracks left in the season to get to the century mark. This is only the 3rd time since moving to Los Angeles that the …

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The Monthly walk LAD leaderboard

With Yasiel Puig taking walks this month more than he has ever done before, I decided to bring back the leaderboard for walks in a month. Of course, Jimmy Wynn is on top, that was his bread and butter. How about the rest of the group that has managed at least twenty-three walks in a …

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LAD single season home run leaders

A few weeks ago I displayed the table showing every single LAD team home run leader from 1958 to 2017. This table is a little different. It is going to show you the history of the most home runs hit in a season since 1958. Charlie Neal and Gil Hodges held the record for only …

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LAD First half leaderboards – On Base Percentage

How about the more celebrated OBP leaderboard. We used .350 as the batting average cutoff, for OBP, we will move the criteria up to .400. Whoops, too many seasons using .400, we will need to raise it to .425. Justin Turner once again on top but he had to work at it to beat out Junior …

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OTDIB – May 23rd – Shawn Green goes off

On this date in baseball: May 23rd, 2002 – Shawn Green goes off Shawn Green hits four home runs in one game to become the 14th player in major league history, the second this month, to accomplish the feat. The Dodger right fielder’s 6-for-6 performance in Milwaukee’s Miller Park, which also includes a single and …

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Most LAD walks in May

A few days ago we looked at where Cody Bellinger ranks in LAD May for home run runs and RBI. How about we take a gander at Chris Taylor and the LAD May base on balls leaderboard. Taylor already has fifteen walks and while he’s a long way from the top, he could crack the …

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Favorite LAD players by position?

Sometimes the comments at TBLA are stories within themselves. Yesterday they got off on the tangent of Best LAD lineup based on season and that transgressed into Favorite LAD Lineup based simply on players you saw and liked. I’m going to take a swing at the favorite player lineup. Some of these would be easy for …

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