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Rest, Relax And Put Your Blue On. Dodger Blue passion mixed in with an obsessive compulsive desire to scour the world for rare and interesting Dodgers and Baseball collectibles.



Updated: 2017-05-27T13:47:05.618-07:00

 



Welcome to the Blue, Mike Freeman & Chris Heston

2017-05-27T13:47:05.637-07:00

When you see an opportunity, you seize it.I don't think any team in the league epitomizes this ethic more than the Dodgers front office. When an opening occurs they always seem to dig down deep to fill that hole. After all, you never know if you'll find a diamond in the rough.Case in point, the Dodgers just claimed two veteran ballplayers from the Seattle Mariners system -- lefty-batting infielder Mike Freeman and right-handed pitcher Chris Heston. Both of whom will be optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City. If you've got a good memory then you may know these two names. Both players have bounced around for awhile and have played against the Dodgers at one time or another.Mike Freeman got his first taste of the "Bigs" as a 28 year old in 2016 as a Diamondback, and in fact made his major league debut against the Dodgers on July 17th. He went 0-for-3 with a walk and three strike outs. He is basically a utility man with some speed and an reputation for being a contact hitter (despite his debut) with gap power. Per a Dodger press release:Freeman, 29, has appeared in 37 Major League games in two seasons with the Diamondbacks (2016) and the Mariners (2016-17), batting .135 with one home run and two RBI and has a .292 career batting average with a .363 on-base percentage, 132 steals, 19 home runs and 279 BRI in 757 minor league games.Freeman has appeared in 16 games with Seattle this season, going 2-for-30 with three runs and slugged his first career big league home run on April 12 against the Astros. He has appeared in three games (two starts) at first base, three games (two starts) at second base and two starts at third base with the Mariners, while also making his first career pitching appearance on May 20 against the White Sox. He also spent time with Triple-A Tacoma, appearing in 15 games with the Rainiers, batting .356 (21-for-59) with 12 runs, three doubles, one triple, one homer and nine RBI along with a .424 on-base percentage. The Orlando, Florida native was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 11th round of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft out of Clemson University. Chris Heston started his career with the Giants, and was at one time considered a good prospect -- having been the Eastern League Pitcher of the Year in 2012. In fact, he was so good many were not surprised when he threw a Major league no-hitter against the Mets on June 9, 2015. That evening he struck out eleven batters while hitting three New York hitters. Since that time, however, his star has not been bright, and he was unceremoniously traded to the Mariners before the start of this season.This past Saturday he was recalled by Seattle to throw a spot start against the White Sox and got shelled. He went just three innings, gave up seven hits, six earned runs on four walks and only two strike outs. A 2015 scouting report said this about him:He relies mostly on his two-seamer, which sits at 89-90 MPH and tops out at 91-92. It has good sink and tail action and he controls it well, but his command is often spotty due to his crossover delivery. When he gets the two-seamer up, it is very hittable. But when his command his on, he pounds the lower half of the zone and gets hitters to drive the ball into the ground, as his 49.3% career minor league GB rate suggests.  Per a Dodger press release:Heston, 29, has appeared in 40 games (33 starts) over four big league seasons with the Giants (2014-16) and the Mariners (2017), going 13-13 with a 4.57 ERA (98 ER/193.0 IP) and has struck out 151 batters against 78 walks. In 157 career minor league games (151 starts), Heston has gone 50-55 with six complete-games and one save, while posting a 3.63 ERA and limiting the opposition to a .256 average.Heston appeared in two games (one start) for the Mariners this season, allowing 12 runs (11 earned) with three strikeouts in 5.0 innings. He has spent majority of the season with Triple-A Tacoma, making six start for the Rainiers and going 2-1 with a 3.41 ERA (12 ER/31.2 IP), while holding batters to a .228 average with 28 strikeouts against 11 walks. The Palm Bay, Florida [...]



Cubs Series Starts Friday, Today - Homestand Series Information

2017-05-26T13:42:41.224-07:00

Back by popular demand, here is some info on the upcoming homestand against the Chicago Cubs that starts tonight, Friday, May 26th. Unfortunately, the Dodgers no longer provide the same kind of detail they had in the past, so the below information does not include, for the most part, first pitch, pregame ceremony, Military Hero of the Game, and other interesting stuff. Below are some important links:2017 Broadcast ScheduleSpecial Events SchedulePromotions & Giveaways ScheduleSilent Auction Schedule Friday Night Fireworks Schedule Viva Los Dodgers Schedule --------------- Friday, May 26th at 7:10 PMRHP JAke Arrieta vs. LHP Alex WoodSNLA & SNLA Spanish / AM 570 (Eng.), KTNQ 1020 AM (Span.) Friday's game starts at 7:10 PM.  Auto gates open at 4:40 PM, and stadium gates open at 5:10 PM.  It is Friday Night Fireworks, so fans will be able to go down onto the field after the game to watch the spectacle. The night's theme will feature a Beatles celebration of the 50th Anniversary of their album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (released on June 1, 1967).---------------Saturday, May 27th at 4:15 PMRHP John Lackey vs. RHP John LackeyFOX / AM 570 (Eng.), KMPC 1540, KTNQ 1020 AM (Span.) Saturday's game starts at 4:15 PM.  Auto gates open at 1:45 PM, and stadium gates open at 2:15 PM. Memorial Day weekend officially begins. Both the Dodgers and Cubs will wear special Memorial Day uniforms during the game. See them below. All proceeds from the sale of these items will be donated to MLB Charities and used to support programs for military veterans and their families.The ceremonial first pitch will be thrown by actor Terry Crews. He has been a regular at Dodger Stadium for quite some time - not only as a first pitch celebrity, but also as a fan. Per a story written last year by Jon Weisman at Dodger Insider:“When people say baseball is a very spiritual thing, it’s just what it is,” he continued. “It’s more than just about the games. It’s just so deep, and to me, it has tremendous meaning. I got kind of deep there, but really, that’s what it is. And really to this day, those Dodger games, every time I’m invited, if I can get there, I do. But I never go alone. I always have to bring a friend, a family member, kids. We go there, and we always are closer when it’s over.“When you start to appreciate the beauty of what this whole thing is, it’s a very spiritual experience. I don’t know what else to say … it was beyond belief. We would never have been able to get that anywhere else. It was once-in-a-lifetime.”BTW, you can watch Terry in the broadcast booth to call a Dodgers game for Express Written Consent, here.(pic via Jon SooHoo/LA Dodgers 2013)---------------Sunday, May 28th at 1:10 PMLHP Jon Lester vs. LHP Clayton KershawSNLA & SNLA Spanish / AM 570 (Eng.), KTNQ 1020 AM (Span.)  Sunday's game starts at 1:10 PM.  Auto gates open at 10:40 AM, and stadium gates open at 11:10 AM.It is Viva Los Dodgers in the Dodgers parking lot prior to the game at the Historic 76 Station.  Festivities begin at 11:10 AM.  The theme is "Celebrate South America" and performing will be Bohemia Dancers, INCA - The Pervuan Music & Dance Ensemble, and Seis Cuerdas. Former Dodger Al "the Bull" Ferrara and three-weight world champion boxer Mikey Garcia will be signing autographs for fans. Dodger broadcaster Jaime Jarrin will also make an appearance.Both the Dodgers and Cubs will once again wear special Memorial Day uniforms during the game. See them above. All proceeds from the sale of these items will be donated to MLB Charities and used to support programs for military veterans and their families.The ceremonial first pitch will be thrown by boxer Mikey Garcia.  It is also Youth Baseball & Softball Day at Dodger Stadium. Little Leaguers, baseball, and softball teams in uniform will have the opportunity to parade the field before the game. All you have to do is buy discounted tickets, bring out your family and fri[...]



Blog Kiosk: 5/26/2017 - Dodgers Links - Some Odds and Ends

2017-05-26T09:54:34.538-07:00

Could this be a regular thing?Last Night the Dodgers tried something a little different. Kenta Meda started the contest by giving up three runs in the first inning, but quickly settled down to finish the night with only three runs scored on seven hits, two walks and four strike outs in five innings. Then Hyun-Jin Ryu, in long-relief for the first time, completed the game by throwing a four inning save. He allowed just two hits, walked one and struck out two to earn the first save of his major league career. Per Ken Gurnick at MLB.com:"It worked tonight, and I'd like to think the more he does it, the more he can kind of get comfortable with the role," Roberts said, praising Ryu's unselfishness for accepting the assignment. "Again, this is not something that we plan on being permanent. It's just to make sure we build his pitch count up and get him consistent innings and tonight it was a win for all of us."Below are more links to check out:This Day in Dodgers History: In 1957 the Dodger got back Tommy Lasorda. After having been drafted by Brooklyn in 1948 he bounced around from the Phillies to the Browns to the A's and then to the Yankees before returning home. He would remain with the franchise for the remainder of his Baseball career. In 1970 the Dodgers knocked out 20 hit against the hated Giants at Candlestick Park during their 19-3 victory. This is the all-time highest runs scored total against our rival. In 1971 Maury Wills recorded his 2,000th career hit at Dodger Stadium against Gaylord Perry and the Giants. It was a run-scoring single in the fifth inning. Unfortunately, the Dodgers lost the game, 6-4. Happy Birthday, Jack Cronin & Rob Murphy!Video: Kenta Maeda allowed three runs on seven hits in five innings but drove in two runs as the Dodgers win 7-3 on Thursday night. Hear from the winning pitcher. (video link)Video: Alanna Rizzo speaks with Chris Taylor after going 3-4 with an RBI in the Dodgers 7-3 win over the Cardinals on Thursday night. (video link) Cat Loves the Dodgers a bunch of great pics from yesterdays game, here.Congrats! Per the Baseball Hall of Fame; "Rachel Robinson Named Buck O’Neil Award Winner."The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s Board of Directors has selected Rachel Robinson as the 2017 recipient of the John Jordan “Buck” O’Neil Lifetime Achievement Award. Robinson becomes the fourth winner of the Buck O’Neil Award, which was established in 2007 to honor an individual whose efforts broadened the game’s appeal and whose character, integrity and dignity is comparable to the late O’Neil, who passed away in 2006 after eight decades of contributions to the game. O’Neil was honored as the first recipient of the Award in 2008. Long-time executive Roland Hemond was honored with the second Buck O’Neil Award in 2011, followed by Joe Garagiola in 2014. I really love this bit from Big League Stew. Via Mike Oz; "Opening 25-year-old baseball cards with A.J. Ellis."Via Travis Sawchik at FanGraphs; "The Dodgers Basically Have a Six-Man Rotation."While 25-man rosters limit creativity, the new 10-day DL has allowed teams to experiment, and the Dodgers — as was forecast before the season by many — have best taken advantage of the truncated disabled list. The Dodgers entered the season with the greatest number of quality rotation options in the game, and that depth came with plenty of talented but risky options like Rich Hill, Scott Kazmir, and Brandon McCarthy.  Dodger prospect Wilmer Font is highlighted in todays Fringe Five. Per Carson Cistulli at FanGraphs; "The Fringe Five: Baseball’s Most Compelling Fringe Prospects."As of Thursday night, Font continued to possess the highest strikeout rate among 514 qualified pitchers in the minors. Blowout Buzz shares a bunch of preview pics from Panini's 2017 Donruss Optic Baseball card set; including the Corey Seager card seen below. This set is slated to be released on July 19th. Go here to check out more pics.* Please follow on twitter @ernestreyes ** L[...]



2017 Topps Pro Debut - The Dodgers Insert Cards

2017-05-25T13:04:53.640-07:00

Here are most of the Dodger insert cards found in packs of Topps 2017 Pro Debut Baseball card set. Pennant Patches #PP-CB Cody Bellinger Fragments of the Farm Relics #FOTF-GLL Cork from Midwest League Championship Celebration - Great Lakes Loons - Not Yet Seen #FOTF-TD Padding from Home Dugout at ONEOK FieldTulsa DrillersI believe former Dodger prospect Micah Johnson is featured in the two Oklahoma City Dodgers cards below.Promo Night Uniforms #PN-PIN Pink in the Park NightOklahoma City Dodgers Promo Night Uniform Relics #PNR-PIN Pink in the Park NightOklahoma City Dodgers * Please follow on twitter @ernestreyes ** Like Dodgers Blue Heaven on facebook ** Dodgers Blue Heaven home page * [...]



Blog Kiosk: 5/17/2017 - Dodgers Links - Some Odds and Ends

2017-05-25T10:15:34.151-07:00

Just because these two guys crack me up. Both Kike Hernández and Ken Jeong ham it up for Dodger cameraman Jon SooHoo. Go here to check out more pics from yesterdays game from Jon.Below are more links to check out:This Day in Dodgers History: In 1919 Casey Stengel showed why he is a legend. The winter before he was traded by the Dodgers to the Pirates. In this afternoons game between these two clubs at Ebbets Field Casey got up to the plate in the 7th inning and gave local Brooklyn fans the bird - by that I mean he got to the plate, took off his hat, and perched on his head was a sparrow who dutifully flew away. Needless to say, it was amazing. To the right is a 1971 pic of him re-creating the gag for an Old-Timers Game in LA. In 1979 seven Dodgers' hit a home run during their 17-6 victory over the Reds - tying a club record. In 2014 Josh Beckett throws a no-hitter against the Phillies in Philadelphia.Happy Birthday, Joe Judge, Joey Eischen & Sean Maloney!Video: Hear from Dodgers manager Dave Roberts after their 6-1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night. (video link)Per Joshua Thornton at MLB.com; "Pederson still sore after collision with Puig.""I think that was expected," he said, "but we're going to take that day by day...."We're continuing to monitor the concussion piece," Roberts said. "As of now, he's sort of passed all of those tests. Hopefully he'll be back. Even optimistically, he'll be back in there tomorrow." Did you notice this? Last night Yasmani Grandal came up to the plate in the first inning wearing the wrong batting helmet. Per Paul Lukas at UniWatch; "Left Is Right and Right Is Wrong."Yasmani Grandal accidentally wore the wrong helmet during his first at-bat 😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/oxtT0stY7I— TheRenderMLB (@TheRenderMLB) May 25, 2017* Please follow on twitter @ernestreyes ** Like Dodgers Blue Heaven on facebook ** Dodgers Blue Heaven home page * [...]



The Oddest Oddball in My Odd Collection

2017-05-16T15:11:03.225-07:00

How weird is my Dodger collection?It's so weird it includes two empty envelopes.Of course, they aren't your run-of-the-mill envelope that you can purchase at your local stationary store. Instead, these are old and yellowing, and were originally used by the Montreal Royals ballclub in the 50's -- the Dodgers top minor league affiliate at the time.Although, that in itself doesn't really warrant a blog post on its own. After all, these envelopes are kinda boring... until you notice a peculiar postmark on one of them (as seen below). Do you see what I see?Let me blow it up a bit.Yeah... I'm a weird collector.Along with a typical postmark is the stamped phrase, "Follow the Royals" -- which is reminiscent of the famed Dodger song played by famed Ebbets Field organist Gladys Gooding called, "Follow the Dodgers."BTW, I recently heard a fantastic rendition of the old Dodger theme song mashed-up with the classical feel of Frédéric Chopin that you can watch below. You can hear the original recording of the song here. allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="281" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/NulFtMxqQEE" width="500">Video Link:* Please follow on twitter @ernestreyes ** Like Dodgers Blue Heaven on facebook ** Dodgers Blue Heaven home page * [...]



More Oddball to Add to the Collection - Podres and Furillo

2017-05-16T13:27:53.934-07:00

Here is a look at even more items I recently added to my collection. I had previously acquired a nice-sized lot of vintage Brooklyn and LA Dodgers memorabilia, and have slowly been sharing its contents on this blog. So stay tuned, there are a few more items (along with this post) that I have yet to share.Along with the 1956 Brooklyn Dodgers photo pack set I also received the above signed photo of Johnny Podres. As you will notice, it is signed on a photo from a 1956 photo pack. BTW, I actually have a partial 1957 photo pack set as well as numerous singles, but will refrain from sharing them until I complete a set.The next item below is a total mystery to me. It was described as a scarce Carl Furillo photo premium with facsimile autograph. So, it was some sort of giveaway. Who gave it away and for what, I do not know. If you happen to know anything about this item please pass that knowledge along.* Please follow on twitter @ernestreyes ** Like Dodgers Blue Heaven on facebook ** Dodgers Blue Heaven home page * [...]



Blog Kiosk: 5/16/2017 - Dodgers Links - Some Odds and Ends

2017-05-16T10:31:41.889-07:00

(pic above via Dodger Insider on twitter)That was a tough hard-luck loss last night, but at least a mighty contingent of rabid Dodger fans, known as Pantone 294, once again took over an opposing stadium. They marched, they cheered and they even unfurled a giant Dodgers flag during the game.Photo at the very top via Amanda McCarthy on twitter. Below are more links to check out:This Day in Dodgers History: In 1970 a fourteen year old fan named Alan Fish was struck by a batted baseball at Dodger Stadium and would die four days later.  This marked the first fatality of a fan from a batted ball in a Major League game, and it happened off the stick of Manny Mota.  Tom Hoffarth provides more detail about the incident here.  In 2000 was the infamous fight at Wrigley Field that started when Dodgers catcher Chad Kreuter, sitting in the Wrigley exposed bullpen, was hit in the back of the head and had his hat stolen by a unruly fan.  Several players and coaches jumped into the stands during the ensuing melee.Happy Birthday, Watty Clark, Rube Walker, Rick Rhoden, Mitch Webster & Eugenio Vélez!Video: Brandon McCarthy comments on his performance after being reinstated on Monday against Giants. (video link)ICYMI: Alex Wood was named the National League Player of the Week for the period ending May 15.  Wood compiled a 2-0 record without allowing a run over 11.0 innings pitched to claim his first career Player of the Week Award. Wood struck out 21 batters and issued just two free passes along with seven hits in two dominant starts last week.  This is the Dodgers’ second consecutive weekly award, following Wood’s teammate Cody Bellinger, and it marks the first time Dodgers have won in consecutive weeks since Yasiel Puig and Josh Beckett in May 2014. Wood is the first Dodgers hurler to take home weekly honors since teammate Clayton Kershaw and then-Dodger Zack Greinke were named Co-Players of the Week for the week ending July 19, 2015. Per Eric Stephen at True Blue LA; "Dodgers catcher Kyle Farmer named Texas League Player of the Week."Per Tyler Hansen at the Tucson.com; "Ex-Sahuaro star Alex Verdugo showing why Dodgers are so high on him."Per Charlie De Biase Jr. at the SILive.com; "Island native Shea Spitzbarth assigned to Dodgers extended spring training." Today's Baseball America Prospect Report makes note of Dodger pitcher Mitchell White and Wilmer Font: White: After a couple of rough outings, White has gotten back in stride. On Monday, the Dodgers’ No. 19 prospect tied a career high with eight strikeouts in seven strong innings as high Class A Rancho Cucamonga beat Visalia 2-1. Fifty-five of Mitchell’s 67 pitches went for strikes—an astonishing 82 percent rate—and he walked none after walking six in his past eight innings. Font: The 6-foot-4, 265-pound Font has a career walk rate of 4.19 batters per nine innings. In the past two years, however Font has found his command. That was on full display Monday when Font took a perfect game into the seventh and set a Triple-A Oklahoma City record with 15 strikeouts in a 6-4 win over Sacramento (Giants). Font ended up allowing just two hits and a run and he walked just one. In his past four starts, Font has struck out 37 and walked just two and for the season he has struck out 63 and walked nine in 42 innings. Font has a fastball he can push to the upper-90s, but an improved splitter has been the key to his success. * Please follow on twitter @ernestreyes ** Like Dodgers Blue Heaven on facebook ** Dodgers Blue Heaven home page * [...]



Blog Kiosk: 5/15/2017 - Dodgers Links - Some Odds and Ends

2017-05-15T11:06:09.830-07:00

This is what I call, "leap frog".Above is a International News press photo, dated May 23, 1957, featuring a funny looking leap by Brooklyn Dodger infielder Charlie Neal. (eBay auction link) Per the descriptor on the reverse:"ONE DOWN, ONE TO GO----Brooklyn, New York... Elston Howard of the Yanks is shown as he was forced out at second base by Neal in the 4th inn. of tonight'd annual Mayors Trophy game between thr Dodgers and the Yanks. Neal flipped to Hodges at first to get Martin for the DP.  Yanks came out on top 10-7".  So, what is the Mayors Trophy game and why are the Dodgers playing the American League Yankees during the middle of the season? Well... the Mayors Trophy was an exhibition match between two of the three NY clubs (Yankees, Giants and Dodgers) in benefit of sandlot baseball in New York City -- with proceeds going to the city's Amateur Baseball Federation. In 1957 there was a home run derby before the game in front of 30,000 fans. Below are more links to check out:This Day in Dodgers History: In 1956 the Dodgers purchase starting pitcher Sal "the Barber" Maglie from the Indians. In 1998 the Dodgers trade beloved cathcer Mike Piazza (along with Todd Zeile) to the Marlins for Gary Sheffield, Bobby Bonilla, Charles Johnson, and Jim Eisenreich.Happy Birthday, Jack Corcoran, Jimmy Wasdell, Al McBean, Bill North & Josh Beckett!Check out this story about a Brooklyn Dodger collector. Per Cormac Gordon at SILive.com; "For some, the Brooklyn Dodgers are forever." The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) will hold their third annual Blue Diamond Gala on Thursday, June 8 at Dodger Stadium. It will include bands Maroon 5 and Earth, Wind & Fire, and provide an intimate evening with the Dodger players and coaches. Go here for more information.ICYMI: Per Rowan Kavner at Dodger Insider; "SportsNet LA to simulcast May 21 game against Marlins on KTLA5."Per Ken Gurnick at MLB.com; "Puig's poker fundraiser inspired by his mother." Check out Puig's Mother's Day message.Per Ken Gurnick at MLB.com; "Bellinger's mother thrilled with son's callup.""It didn't hit me until on Twitter when SportsNetLA took footage of them stitching 'Bellinger' and '35' on the back of the jersey," she said. "I lost it, just started to cry. This is just incredible."Per Lance Pugmire at the LA Times; "Magic Johnson offers Dodger Stadium as venue for Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin fight."De La Hoya, after a conversation with Johnson, Dodgers chief financial officer Tucker Kain and Lon Rosen, the team’s executive vice president of marketing and communications, said he’ll pursue fuller details on the proposal, but is impressed. “I can’t reveal details, but Magic Johnson made a very nice offer. It’s a nice package I have to consider,” De La Hoya told the Los Angeles Times.Per Shelley Smith at ESPN; "Through breast cancer and baseball, a lasting friendship is formed."Even though from vastly different backgrounds -- Ada was raised in Guatemala, Tanya in Los Angeles -- they became soulmates. Especially when they discovered each other's passion for the Los Angeles Dodgers."My mom had been a Dodger fan," Ada said. "I was 12 and living with my mother in Guatemala, and I fell asleep and Kirk Gibson hit the home run and my mother woke me up yelling, 'We won, we won!'"For Tanya, it was listening to Vin Scully on the radio with her dad, who always wore his Dodgers jacket. And when she was undergoing chemotherapy, she craved Dodger dogs so much so that her boyfriend went to games just to keep her fed and happy. Per Andrew Wallenstein at Variety; "Concert Review: Dodger Stadium, Axl Rose, and Pink Put Billy Joel in an L.A. State of Mind."“So this is where the Dodgers ended up?” he wondered aloud to the admiring crowd, who were treated to an aural tour that made stops at just about every album Joel ever made.He [...]



A Couple of Notable Dodger Pieces at Heritage's Current Auction

2017-05-12T13:12:52.500-07:00

I'm very late with this preview. Featured here are a couple of unique Dodger memorabilia pieces currently available at Heritage's current sports auction.-------------If I had a man-cave this would be on top of my list of gets.Above is a Dodger Stadium banner from 1998 that is currently available at Heritage Auctions. (auction link) It is a full eight feet tall and approximately three feet wide, and includes a fantastic snapshot of Hall of Famer Mike Piazza emblazoned on a backdrop of Dodger Stadium and a wonderfully blue starry night. The stadium banner celebrates the 40th anniversary of Dodger Stadium.This last item has my mind whirling - not because its a great memorabilia piece but because of how it originally got into a collectors hands. Below is a 1950's era Brooklyn Dodgers equipment bag (likely for bats) once owned by catcher Roy Campanella. (auction link) The Wilson equipment bag even has a secretarial signature of Campanella (that was signed by his wife).Apparently, it came into a collectors hands through a garage sale held by the Campanella's. You heard that right. Some time in the 70's the Campanella's held a garage sale at their and one of things you could have walked away with is this bag.How cool would that be?* Please follow on twitter @ernestreyes ** Like Dodgers Blue Heaven on facebook ** Dodgers Blue Heaven home page * [...]



2017 Topps Bunt - All the Dodgers Insert Cards

2017-05-12T10:34:38.837-07:00

After sharing pics of all the Dodger base cards found in packs of 2017 Topps Bunt yesterday, here is a look at most of the inserts that are available. Unfortunately, I have yet to see either the Seager or Maeda autograph cards. From my understanding, all autographed cards are case hits in this product, so they are extremely hard to come by.Autographs #AU-CSE Corey Seager#AU-KM Kenta Maeda Infinite #I-CK Clayton Kershaw             #I-KM Kenta Maeda Perspectives #P-CS Corey Seager Programs #PR-JR Jackie Robinson #PR-CK Clayton Kershaw           #PR-KJ Kenley Jansen Splatter Art #SP-JP Joc Pederson The reverse of the above Pederson card includes a Topps Now code for a free digital pack.* Please follow on twitter @ernestreyes ** Like Dodgers Blue Heaven on facebook ** Dodgers Blue Heaven home page * [...]