February 18th, 2012

2/18/12-Something Historical-Ventura in Relief-June 25, 2004

Current White Sox Manager Robin Ventura makes his Dodgers pitching debut in a blow out loss to the Angels June 25, 2004. Robin made it through unscathed. He is still one of my favorite people in baseball. © Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers

2/18/12-Something Historical-Dreifort’s Mike Scioscia HR Trot-May 12,1998

Rain delays at Dodger Stadium are rare but during this one May 12, 1998, Darren Dreifort found Mike Scioscia’s road uniform plus a few more pounds and approached the tarp. He stroked the ball over the right field pavilion and ran the bases ending up with a Scioscia-like thunderous thump dive across home plate like only Mike Scioscia could…haha. I don’t know if Mike knew this was going on as I don’t recall him sitting on the bench when Dreifort approached the plate. So this is for you Mike.

© Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers

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