Farewell, Elizabeth Taylor. Above is a scene from my favorite film of hers. (If you can’t see the video, click here.)
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- In case you missed it, here’s Tony Jackson’s postgame notebook from Tuesday on ESPNLosAngeles.com, topped by Chad Billingsley. Among other news, Oscar Villarreal was sent to minor-league camp. And here’s a quick note on Jamey Carroll:
… Carroll, who has been playing on the minor league side the last few days to get at-bats while he has been limited from throwing because of soreness in his right index finger, said he had no trouble throwing Tuesday and feels ready to return to Cactus League action. However, Carroll indicated the medical staff will make the final determination on when he actually does return.
- From Forbes: Special Report: Inside Baseball’s Debt Disaster. Believe it or not, the Dodgers are mentioned — though as Maury Brown notes, overall valuation of the franchise has risen to $800 million, third-highest in baseball.
- “Sweet” Lou Johnson was interviewed by Evan Bladh, Jr. of Opinion of Kingman’s Performance.
- Ernie Banks, Morgan Freeman and Carlos Santana (the musician) will be honored with Beacon Awards at MLB’s fifth-annual Civil Rights game May 15.
- I stumbled across this article I wrote 10 years ago and had a laugh. Enron, Qualcomm, Network Associates, 3Com … it’s quite the Hall of Fame.
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