Results tagged ‘ PacBell Park ’

6/19/12-Something Historical-Z Man!

Before the 3:30 bus departs across the bay to play the Athletics, I wanted to pay tribute to one of my favorite people in sports photography….A’s Team Photographer Michael Zagaris.

Until I saw Z’s work as the San Francisco 49ers team photographer, I had never seen coverage of any team behind the scenes like his chronicled.

I am only able to do what I do with the Dodgers and USC behind the scenes because of the standard that you set. I just won’t do it cleats..haha.

My favorite image of his is the black and white of then legendary 49ers coach Bill Walsh and Joe Montana drawing up a play on the grass at Candlestick.

Z and I photographed by Keith Birmingham during Spring Training 2012

This is one of my favorite Z moments as on Z’s lap is his first very laptop. He is sitting with photography/technology guru Brad Mangin getting advice. Photo was taken in April of 2004 at the PacBell Park. I love the dazed look on Z’s face as he steps into the new world of digital technology. Photo by Jon SooHoo

Thank you Z for paving the way of how team photography should be accomplished.



3/28/12-Something Historical–Opening Day PacBell Park-April 11,2000-Photography by Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers

With a trip to Scottsdale to play the Giants on the schedule today, even with all of the bustling that is going on at Camelback, Los Angeles and New York in preparation for Magic’s group to be introduced, I thought this photo of another period in Dodger history would be cool to present.

In this photo are Bob Daly, Davey Johnson and Bob Graziano from the first ball game at PacBell Park on April 11, 2000.  © Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers

This is one of my favorite images from this historical opening game of the ballpark and it was taken after the game. Kevin Elster reflects on hitting not only the first home run in PacBell Park history but the first three home runs in PacBell Park History.  Taken with my Leica M6 and 35/f2 on Fujichrome 100D. © Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers