The Dodgers’ bullpen squandered another lead Tuesday. Only the opponent and venue changed from the general plotline the Dodgers observed in San Francisco. The game story is here. The box score is here.
If you drive into Dodger Stadium, you’ll notice that the “Vin Scully Avenue street signs” made it through City Hall’s red tape in time for Opening Day.
Colleague David Montero was on hand for the unveiling ceremony — along with Scully himself — on Monday. You can read his story here.
The Dodgers will hold a ceremony at 11:15 a.m. Monday to dedicate the newly renamed Vin Scully Avenue. The Los Angeles City Council made it official today.
The Dodgers earlier this week replaced the address on its “Welcome to Dodgers” entrance sign to read 1000 Vin Scully Avenue, in anticipation of today’s vote.
Several speakers today opposed changing the street’s name in honor of the Hall of Fame broadcaster who began announcing Dodger games when Harry S. Truman was president.
One day after Time Warner Cable announced it would reduce the rate it was charging AT&T/DirecTV to carry SportsNet LA, several people with a vested interest in the saga surrounding the Dodgers’ television channel voiced their opinion.
Most Dodger fans might be able to watch Vin Scully’s final season on their home televisions this year after all.