Regarding the dad who dropped his daughter when trying to catch a foul ball the other night at Dodger Stadium … all I have to say is that I’m glad there were no cameras on me when I lifted my then 1-year-old oldest son above my shoulders head-first into a ceiling fan.

Whap whap whap whap. Still makes me shudder. We all do bonehead things to our kids, sometimes literally – if we can laugh about them afterward, we’re lucky.

  • Tony Gwynn (the pop, not the pup) talked to Tony Jackson of about his encouraging progress in his battle with cancer, as well as his son’s hitting struggles and fellow Hall of Famer Gary Carter’s cancer illness.
  • Evan Bladh Sr. writes about his fond memories of Ken McMullen at Opinion of Kingman’s Performance.
  • A new Jackie Robinson biopic is in the works, and Rachel Robinson is collaborating with Legendary Pictures on the project, reports Dave McNary of Variety.
  • Steve Garvey’s son Ryan and the rest of the Palm Desert High baseball team will be playing at Dodger Stadium on Friday for the Southern Section Division 4 baseball title, reports Dan Arritt of Garvey and friends ousted Oaks Christian and Wayne Gretzky fils Trevor.