Results tagged ‘ Vin Scully ’

8/6/12-Something Historical-Photo Tribute to Jim Tracy by Jon SooHoo/©Los Angeles Dodgers,LLC 2012

Jim Tracy, Bob Daly and Vin Scully at LAX 2001

 Jim Tracy addresses the team at then PacBell Park 2001

Jim Tracy with Jim Colborn on the road to somewhere in 2001

Jim Tracy, Jim Colborn and Glenn Hoffman in St.Louis 2001

Jim Tracy and Vin Scully in the air in 2001

Tracy boys on the road hanging in the clubhouse in 2001

Clubhouse Manager Mitch Poole, Deb and Jim Tracy from Family Game 2001

Jim Tracy, Glenn Hoffman, Jim Colborn and Dave Wallace on the way to Oakland Coliseum via BART 2001

Jim Tracy and Tom Goodwin at PNC 2001

Jim Tracy addresses the beat writers at Coors Field 2001

At Dodgertown with John Olguin, Derrick Hall and Tommy Lasorda

At Dodgertown

With Joe Torre in Tampa March 2004

 At Port St. Lucie vs the Mets in March 2004Coach Phil talks to the team in September 2004Spring Training  2003

 With Gagne September 2, 2003

 September 17, 2001-1st game back

Thank you to LAD Team Historian Mark Langill for your inspiration to do this gallery.

7/23/12-Something Historical–St.Louis Cardinals Through My Years by Jon SooHoo/©Los Angeles Dodgers,LLC 2012

 During my time shooting for the Los Angeles Dodgers, one of my favorite photos was of our own Vin Scully posing with St. Louis Cardinals broadcaster Jack Buck prior to Buck’s passing years ago.

In the middle of this photo is the original TJ, Terry Johnson, conducting the playing of the Budweiser Anthem from the press box at Old Busch Stadium. Sitting next to TJ was sportswriter Gordon Verrell (L)  and former Dodgers PR Exec and my former Spring Training roommate, Jay Lucas.

 I was fortunate enough to get this photo at Dodger Stadium while waiting for the anthem to be sung when the singer did it from centerfield. While out there waiting, both Mark McGwire and Eric Karros made their way to centerfield as part of their warm up. When they came to shake hands, I asked them to pose and to this day it is one of my favorite moments. I went to SC with McGwire and Mr Bruin himself went to UCLA.

 

This photo was taken during batting practice in the early 90′s of Tommy and Vin at Old Busch Stadium. Old Busch Stadium had a wonderful charm about it. The gorgeous arches made some wonderful designs on the turf when the sun shined through them, some really cool photos could be achieved. One of the huge drawbacks of the place was the carpet that was used instead of real grass. The heatwave during a hot afternoon would cause a lot of issues for photographers as it would cause a lot of blurry photos especially from my manual focusing lenses. I didn’t need any help with blurry photos as I could do plenty on my own.

These are just a few of my favorites involving the St.Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers.

 

 

7/8/12-Something Current-LAD@AZ by Jon SooHoo/©Los Angeles Dodgers,LLC 2012

Manager Don Mattingly speaks to the team prior to the game wishing them safe travels during the break.

Clubhouse manager/Artist Mitch Poole paints baseball during down time prior to the game.

Mark Ellis sits in the dugout prior to game.

Trey Hillman and Bobby Abreu talk in the dugout prior to the game.

Chris Capuano pitches to pitcher Trevor Bauer.

Jerry Hairston warms up.

Elian Herrera throws ball back to the infield.

Chris Capuano doubles to right field.

Dee Gordon and Davey Lopes sit in the dugout during the game.

Vin Scully sings during the seventh inning stretch at Chase Field.

4/15/12-Something Really Current–Vin Scully Returns–Photography by Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers

4/5/12-Something Historical–Vin Scully Opening Day First Pitch 1990′s-Photography by Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers

Happy Opening Day!

© Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers

3/22/12-Something Historical–Team Travel Early 2000s with Leica M6-Photography by Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers

I bought my first Leica in 2000…an M6 with 35/2 lens and shot behind the scenes in black and white film. Between the lines is only so interesting photographically that I wanted something else. Given my access by the organization, I felt it important that I record Dodgers life off the field as well. I learned this by watching my friend Michael Zagaris, team photographer of the San Francisco 49ers and Oakland A’s and all of his behind the scenes black and white images of the 49ers during the Joe Montana, Jerry Rice era. Baseball is such a long season and anything I can do the capture the organization in a different light I will.

In a private holding area at LAX prior to departure Jim Tracy, Bob Daly and Vin Scully relax waiting to board flight back in 2001.   ©Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers

Getting ready to get off the plane left to right–radio engineer supreme Mike Noto, Ross Porter (with the original way to huge roller bag), Manny Mota, Jim Riggleman and Jim Lett.   © Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers

Manny Mota and his wife Margarita on another flight in 2001. © Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers

Rick Monday and the late, wonderful Stu Nahan sit on the bus in Pittsburgh in 2001. Dave Wallace sits behind them with Bob Mariano behind him. I believe it is Murph from Fox Sports next to Mariano. © Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers

And these two have been traveling together for a long, long time. Vin Scully sits next to retired team traveling secretary Billy Delury in Pittsburgh 2001. © Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers

As much fun as it is to photograph our players on the field, I find as much joy in shooting everyone else along the way since it is a history of humans I want to record. These behind the scenes will continue as long as I am allowed to.

With tremendous regret I have moved on from the film Leica M6 to the digital Leica M9. To keep up with the hungry needs of our impatient society who crave immediate viewing of everything through social media, I can no longer have film sit in the can until I return from road trip. I hope to return to shooting black and white film someday….but not really. I wouldn’t know how to shoot a camera without being able to look at the back of it for review.  JS

 

2/29/12-Something Historical-Yankees/Dodgers-Tampa 2004

You can feel the years of baseball history in this foursome.  Yogi Berra, Joe Torre, Vin Scully and Don Zimmer pose for me during the Spring of 2004 in Tampa.   I am so glad our paths would cross again with Joe eventually managing the Dodgers.   © Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers

2/14/12-Something Historical-Scully and Jarrin-September 2006

Vin Scully and Jaime Jarrin smile for me for the cover of the Dodgers Magazine back in 2006. Walking through the stadium with these Dodger icons before the gates opened was a lot of fun as workers from the Reserved Level were very excited to see them.  © Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers

2/1/12-Something Historical—Vin Scully Press Box Dedication-April 21,2001

Vin Scully poses in front of press box named in his honor dedicated on April 21, 2001 at Dodger Stadium.

© Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers

1/30/12-Something Current–SCSBA Hall of Famers

If you are familiar with Los Angeles sports, you will know ALL of these local SCSBA Hall of Famers–Dick Enberg (L to R), Mike Walden, Rich Murotta, Jaime Jarrin, Chris Roberts, Vin Scully, Jim Hill, Nick Nickson, Bob Miller

© Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers

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