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Tag Archives: Los Angeles Dodgers
The hardtracking staff realizes that times are hard for media outlets these days, but this seems a bit much. From the redoubtable Jim Romenesko: NEWSPAPER COMPANY: OUR CUSTOMER IS THE ADVERTISER, NOT THE READER Why Mark Evans refused to work … Continue reading
Well the Doc opened up the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, So I was watching the St. Louis Cardinals beat the stuffing out of the Los Angeles Dodgers last night. At which point … Continue reading
Vin Scully, the legendary 85-year-old broadcaster who has called Los Angeles Dodgers games for lo, these last 64 years, has just re-upped for 2014, and the Boston Globe’s Dan Shaughnessy paid tribute to him in Sunday’s edition. Vin Scully simply the best … Continue reading
The local dailies go to town on the Red Sox blockbuster trade. IGTLTDT sorts out which did a better job.
Growing up in New York in the ’50s and ’60s, I loved the Yankees – all of them – and especially the ones at the corners: the sharp-fielding Clete Boyer at 3rd and the power-hitting Moose Skowron at 1st. Boyer … Continue reading
The Global Worldwide Headquarters of Campaign Outsider has been swamped with compare-and-contrast exercises lately (see here and here and here). Here’s another one: Keith Olbermann (in The Guardian) and Frank Rich (in New York) whacking their former employer Rupert Murdoch. … Continue reading