Thursday, May 29, 2014

Fernando Valenzuela Autograph Signing - Photos and Recap

On Saturday May 24, 2014, the OC Dugout and Honabach & Sons hosted a Fernando Valenzuela autograph signing.  Fernando was scheduled to sign from 11am-12:30pm.  I have a couple of Fernando autographs in my personal collection but wanted to attend this signing since inscriptions were available.  

I arrived at about 10am and picked up my tickets at will call.  After walking around the Frank and Son warehouse and picking up a few needed items, my nephew and I headed back over to the events center.  We had VIP tickets but decided to get in line around 9:30 since the VIP line was filling up.  At 10:00am, Fernando started signing and due to the way the line was set up, we ended up being first in line.  Fernando was pretty cordial while signing.  My nephew told Fernando he saw him pitch and the Old Timers Game and joked with Fernando that he still had "it".  Fernando just laughed and said "it burned".  Overall it was another great well organized signing put on by the OC Dugout and Honabach & Sons.  Take a look below at what we got signed and some other pictures.

My nephew went with the 81 Cy Young inscription

My ROMLB with the 81 NL Rookie of the Year inscription

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Upcoming Dodger Appearance - Justin Turner

Saturday June 14, 2014

Justin Turner

Sports Authority
4550 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles CA 90019

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Friday, May 23, 2014

Dodgers Old-Timers Game - Photos and Recap

On Saturday May 10, 2014, the Dodgers hosted the Giants at Chavez Ravine.  Before the game Dodger Alumni Billy Ashley was signing autographs in the left field plaza.  My nephew and I got Ashley's autograph on a baseball card and a postcard that Ashley had at his table.  During warm ups, my nephew was also able to get an autograph from reliever Chris Perez on a ROMLB.  Also during warm ups, Kenley Jansen and J.P. Howell were playing long toss when a ball skipped away from Howell and hit my nephew while he was standing against the rail.  My nephew wasn't hurt and when Howell was done warming up, he tossed my nephew a ball.  Before and during the game, we were also able to get autographs from Eric Karros, Matt Kemp, Chuck Crim, Dusty Baker, and Shawn Green.

After beating the Giants 6-2, the Dodgers hosted the 2014 Old Timers Game.  The roster of old timers included Dusty Baker, Tim Wallach, Mickey Hatcher, Steve Sax, Mike Marshall, Reggie Smith, Steve Yeager, Davey Lopes, Darryl Strawberry, Ron Cey, Fernando Valenzuela, Eric Gagne, Shawn Green, Derrel Thomas, Bill Russell, Ken Landreaux, Eric Karros, Rick Monday, Nomar Garciaparra, Maury Wills, Steve Finley, Orel Hershiser and Rick Honeycutt.  During the game Shawn Green fielded a base hit in foul territory in left field.  As he threw the ball back into the infield his sunglasses fell off of his head and they landed in the stands.  My nephew picked them up and handed them back to Green.  Green then gave my nephew one of his batting gloves.  It was a classy move by Shawn Green.

Over all it was a great day at Dodger Stadium and not bad for my first Dodger game of the year!  Take a look at my pictures below.

Chris Perez signing for fans

Kenley Jansen getting his arm loose

Chris Perez sweet spot autograph on ROMLB

Dusty Baker sweet spot autograph on ROMLB

2 Billy Ashley autographs and a Shawn Green auto

Autographs from Matt Kemp, Chuck Crim and Eric Karros

Shawn Green's batting glove

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Thursday, May 15, 2014

Upcoming Dodger Appearance - Mickey Hatcher

Friday May 16, 2014

Mickey Hatcher

2x World Series Champion - 1988 & 2002

$10 - baseball cards$25 - includes autograph, inscription, 8x10, and photo op$20 - additional autograph & inscriptionsStage Time: 5pm 

This signing is promoted by Kenny De Baca 
The signing will take place at
Tilted Kilt
1625 W. Katella Ave.
Orange CA 92867

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Thursday, May 8, 2014

Dodgers Meal at Subway

The Dodgers Meal is now available at Southern California Subway shops.  The meal consists of  6-inch sandwich, a bag of chips and a 30-ounce drink in a Dodgers souvenir cup.  Take a look at the Dodgers cup below. It has the Dodgers logo and the schedule for May, June and July.

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