I Spent All Day Trying To Figure Out If This Is Don Zimmer's Dick [NSFW]

Reader David passed along some old photos from the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers' locker room. In his email, he claimed that Don Zimmer's dick was fully visible. We decided to dig deeper into this Dodgers dick. Our findings: It's almost certainly not Zimmer's, though the mystery wang does belong to a baseball player. » 8/15/14 1:50pm 8/15/14 1:50pm

Watch The Touching Tribute To Don Zimmer Before Mariners-Rays

Prior to today's game against the Mariners, the Tampa Bay Rays held a tribute to honor the late Don Zimmer. The ceremony featured a video montage of Zimmer's career that spanned more than 60 years, and statements from players (James Shields, in particular, seemed very emotional) and coaches from around the league… » 6/07/14 4:38pm 6/07/14 4:38pm

Dem Bums In Da Spring

These are some damn good pictures. There is energy here — a genuine playfulness and terrific personalities. But the real appeal of these George Silk photos from the Dodgers' spring training camp in 1948 is the singular glimpse they afford of baseball in post-WWII America. » 3/06/14 12:17pm 3/06/14 12:17pm

Here's Vin Scully Calling Don Larsen's Perfect Game 57 Years Ago Today

On Oct. 8, 1956, in Game 5 of the World Series, Don Larsen took the mound at Yankee Stadium against the Brooklyn Dodgers and threw what remains the only perfect game in MLB postseason history. Behind the microphone in the broadcast booth that day was 28-year-old Vin Scully, already in his seventh season as the voice… » 10/08/13 5:17pm 10/08/13 5:17pm

The Time Leo Durocher Beat The Shit Out Of A Heckler

The following is excerpted from The Victory Season: The End of World War II and the Birth of Baseball’s Golden Age, available now on Amazon. » 9/05/13 3:30pm 9/05/13 3:30pm

Aural History: How An Old Lady In Brooklyn Ensured That The "Shot Heard…

It was Oct. 3, 1951, and the New York Giants were about to lose the pennant to the Brooklyn Dodgers two games to one in a best-of-three series. In Brooklyn, a 26-year-old travel agent asked his mother to flip a switch on his reel-to-reel machine, and few moments later at the Polo Grounds in Upper Manhattan, Bobby… » 10/22/12 8:00pm 10/22/12 8:00pm

Vin Scully Raced Jackie Robinson On Ice Skates

For those of us living on the East Coast, there's no better teller of bedtime stories than Vin Scully. The embodiment of a man who has forgotten more about baseball than any of us will ever know, Scully weaves narratives from his 63 years with the Dodgers into his description of the events on-field with the deftness… » 5/08/12 11:00am 5/08/12 11:00am

Did Branch Rickey Sell Out Jackie Robinson?

Today Major League Baseball will do what it does best and celebrate its history. Today is Jackie Robinson Day and he will be rightfully honored in ballparks across the country. It is perhaps the quintessential baseball celebration: fond, sepia-toned remembrances that obscure reality. Some memories, however, are… » 4/15/12 1:21pm 4/15/12 1:21pm

The Brooklyn Dodgers Did Not Mind If You Photographed Their Pubes And…

At least for the A's and Mariners in Tokyo, Opening Day is early Wednesday morning. With the return of baseball comes the return of casual nudity, an inescapable fact of locker rooms since the days before the West Coast had teams. » 3/26/12 4:35pm 3/26/12 4:35pm