Tag Archives: Ted Sizemore

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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Justin Turner inches closer to another homerless April

Last year Justin Turner became the 2nd LAD starting 3rd baseman to ever go homerless in the time frame of March/April.  The key criteria is starting 3rd baseman. Turner is just three games away from turning the same trick in 2017. Given how successful his 2016 season was after not hitting a home run in …

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Can Justin Turner accomplish this crazy stat?

As of right now on 04/26/2017 Justin Turner has eighty plate appearances, no home runs, and an OPS > .900. Only one LAD in history has ever accomplished this task in March/April. His name was Brett Butler and it was 1994. How about other months? Hmm. Much more common in May. Jose Offerman did it …

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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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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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Cory Seager did it all

At no time in Dodger history has a postseason review of the shortstop position been so positive.  Cory Seager did everything and more, not only will he run away with the NL ROY but he’ll probably be a top five MVP vote getter. The Los Angeles Dodgers have an amazing history of rookies, but the …

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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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Let’s play two – 1970 Dodger/Reds DH memories

When you have been going to Dodger games for 46 years many of them just get lumped together but I have a few that still stand out in my mind. It is no surprise I’m sure to the memory experts that I remember every game I went to in 1970 because that was the first …

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Ted Sizemore – the leader of multi-hit​ streaks

Ted Sizemore had a five-game streak of at least three hits way back in 1970. The great part about this streak is that after Ted got only one hit, he then got three more hits two more games in a row. Over an 11 game span, Ted collected 29 hits in 52 at-bats.  If that …

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Wilie Crawford last of the bonus babies

 Willie was only 57 years old when he died on this day (Aug 27th)  in 2004, that baseball card image on this page has always been one of my favorite baseball cards. Some players just look like stars. Willie had it all, perfect baseball build, power, speed, athleticism, but for whatever reason he didn’t become …

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