Dodger Legend Maury Wills Passes Away at 89

The Dodger family has lost some legends this year, first with the most outstanding sports broadcaster ever to pick up a microphone in Vin Scully, and now franchise legend Maury Wills.

The Dodgers announced that Wills passed away Monday night at the age of 89.

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Baseball World Mourns Passing of Vin Scully

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He was the voice of the Dodgers, and so much more. He was their conscience, their poet laureate, capturing their beauty and chronicling their glory from Jackie Robinson to Sandy Koufax, Kirk Gibson to Clayton Kershaw.

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Dodgers Plan to Unveil Sandy Koufax Statue in June

The Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday announced that they will unveil the long-anticipated Sandy Koufax statue in the Centerfield Plaza prior to the Dodgers’ June 18 home game vs. the Cleveland Guardians. The Koufax monument will be the second statue installed by the club, as it follows the Jackie Robinson statue that was put in place in April 2017. The piece will be sculpted by Branly Cadet, who also created the Robinson statue. 

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Thoughts on Clayton Kershaw Facing Free Agency

At the end of the postseason, players who were eligible became free agents. On Sunday, qualifying offers were extended from teams to their free agents whom they deemed worth extending that offer to, and who were also eligible for one.

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Does Anyone Remember Vladimir Shpunt?

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If you happen to follow any of our social media accounts, you would have seen that Saturday was the anniversary of the day that former owner Frank McCourt agreed to sell the Los Angeles Dodgers to the Guggenheim Management Group for $2.1 billion, the highest amount ever paid for a team in the history of professional sports.

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Trevor Bauer Signing Not Sitting Well with Some Dodger Fans

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(Writers note: All opinions here are my own and not necessarily those of all the writers at TBPC.)

The Los Angeles Dodgers have reportedly signed Trevor Bauer to a three-year, $102 million guaranteed contract, and honestly, this writer is flabbergasted.

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Larry King Passing, Enrique Hernandez Leaving, and the Upcoming Hall of Fame Announcement

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There are multiple topics I wanted to cover today, the first of which is the sad news about the passing of Los Angeles Dodgers fan and broadcasting icon Larry King.

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