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April 11th, 2015
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The Woman Who Lured The Dodgers To L.A.

The Dodgers left Brooklyn in 1957, breaking fans’ hearts. Owner Walter O’Malley gets the blame, but he was lured west by Roz Wyman, a young L.A. city councilwoman. On Opening Day, reporter John Rabe joined Wyman, now 84, at Dodger Stadium.

Featured Book
March 7th, 2015

Former Dodgers First Baseman Gil Hodges Lived ‘A Hall Of Fame Life’

Former player and manager Gil Hodges is not in the Baseball Hall of Fame. Mort Zachter, author of ‘Gil Hodges: A Hall of Fame Life,’ pleads his case to Bill Littlefield.

Only A Blog
October 16th, 2014
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The Best Pictures From MLB’s Playoffs (So Far)

From a sullen Buck Showalter to a horizontal Mike Moustakas, Only A Game has compiled the best photos from the first three rounds of the 2014 MLB playoffs.

In Depth
October 4th, 2014

MLB Playoffs: A Guide For Haters

For the second year, the New York Yankees failed to reach the playoffs. So who are MLB fans supposed to root against this October? Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal has updated his “Hateability Index” of the least loveable teams in baseball.

Only A Blog
October 2nd, 2014
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Eight Reasons To Rejoice During MLB’s Playoffs

Still despairing the departure of summer? Here’s something to cheer you up — postseason baseball! Only A Game has your MLB playoff primer.

Interview
October 5th, 2013

The Math Behind The “MLB Hateability Index”

With the Yankees out of the picture, which team should baseball fans root against this postseason? Brian Costa and his colleagues at the Wall Street Journal crunched the numbers and came up with an answer.

Only A Blog
August 23rd, 2013

The $1-Million Question: Should Brian Wilson Shave His Beard?

Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Brian Wilson is back in the big leagues after undergoing Tommy John surgery, and his beard hasn’t missed a beat. Now a razor company is offering him a chance to earn $1 million on the side.

Interview
July 6th, 2013

Tim Kurkjian: MLB Midseason Report

It’s almost time for the All Star break, and there are surprises all around the league. ESPN baseball analyst Tim Kurkjian joins Bill to survey the first half of the MLB season.

Feature
July 21st, 2012
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Jarrin’s Heaven: Over 50 Years Of Dodgers’ Games

Most baseball fans know Vin Scully, who’s been with the Dodgers since before the team moved from Brooklyn to L.A.. But one other announcer has been there nearly as long. Reporter Susan Valot caught up with Jaime Jarrin, the Dodgers’ Spanish-language radio announcer, who’s in his 54th year calling Dodger games.

In Depth
June 30th, 2012

Perfect Games: A Trend Or Just Plain Luck?

At the end of June, baseball fans have already witnessed two perfect games and two no-hitters. Is it a trend or a coincidental string of randomness? Bill Littlefield investigates.

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