Tag Archives: Tim Belcher

Big and Little D dominate 1 – 0 loser list

I was right about Don Sutton leading the Dodgers in losing 1 – 0 games but he had company from his big brother Don Drysdale. They both did it a staggering nine times. This points to two things. They were both incredible pitchers, and they both pitched for some bad offensive teams. The list below …

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Rick Monday was the first

Fifty-two years ago Rick Monday was the first player ever drafted in a major league draft. For most fans it might be hard to reconcile the idea that there was no draft in baseball until 1965. That any kid from any state or country could sign with any team that he wanted too provided he …

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Koufax perfect game rides on top

The highest game score by a LAD pitcher against the Cubs at Dodger Stadium is, of course, the perfect game by Sandy Koufax. I like this list because it has some names on it that had been missing in my other game score leaderboards.  Like Hiroki Kuroda, Bill Singer, Tim Belcher, Ricky Nolasco, Rick Honeycut, …

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Can Bud Norris and the cavalry save the Dodger season?

Depth replaces adequacy, it doesn’t replace brilliance. Jon Weisman gives nine reasons why Dodger fans should not dispair.  As usual,  Jon hits the right notes but is the case convincing? Does it have to be? If you are a fan you should be a fan, even when the chips are down. With Clayton Kershaw on …

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Tom Browning is perfect against the Dodgers 26 years ago today

Reds’ Tom Browning pitches a perfect game against the Dodgers on Sept 16th, 1988. A few interesting tidbits: Only eight balls were hit out of the infield Over three starts Browning retired 40 consecutive batter, one shy of the major league record. Tim Belcher was almost just as good, taking a no-hitter into the 6th …

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