Dodgers jog during the first full squad workout for 1998 at Vero Beach, Florida. Nothing is better for historical photographs than being able to shoot the big league team in big league home white uniforms. And on the first day of workouts, home whites were always worn. © Jon SooHoo/ Los Angeles Dodgers
Two of my favorite people at Dodger Stadium over the years were these two ushers…Reuben Gutierrez and Eddie Becerril taken in 1993. Although Reuben has passed on, his wife Vicky still works the stadium as an usher and used to watch over the photo wells for us photographers making sure our equipment was safe. I don’t know if I ever photographed them together (as she worked the first base photo well and he worked the third base photo well) but as I look through the files, I hope to run across one of them together that I can someday publish.
© Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers
1/26/12-Something Historical—Late 1980’s-Vin Scully Interviews Tommy Lasorda at the Old Busch Stadium
Vin Scully interviews Tommy Lasorda at the old Busch Stadium in St. Louis during the late 80’s. Boyd Robertson oversees the interview as he still does for Vin. The old stadium was one of the prettiest to photograph with those archways at the top. Late day shadows made some gorgeous designs on the field. It was also one of the hottest off that carpet when we visited usually in June or July. © Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers
A special visit to Dodgertown by Ted Williams brought everyone in camp to the home clubhouse. Shawn Green (L to R), Tom Lasorda Ross Porter, Bob Daly, Bruce Froemming, Craig Callan and Davey Johnson. He spoke to the ball club about hitting and his life experiences then boarded a private plane from Vero Beach Airport back to Ocala. At the airport assuming I was going to be taking photos from the ground of the them departing, Tommy screamed for me to get on board. So I joined Tommy, Public Relations Assistant Ruth Ruiz on this private plane to drop off Mr Williams. Thanks Tommy….Truly a real cool experience. © Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers