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A 4:50 p.m. Wednesday game at Dodger Stadium? How will you remember?


By Jon Weisman

Wednesday’s game against the Miami Marlins has the unusual Dodger Stadium weekday start time of 4:50 p.m. To make sure you don’t miss it, here’s a series of notes to hammer that point home.

  • Combined weight of Clayton Kershaw and Yasmani Grandal: 450
  • Career MLB hits for one-time Dodger outfielder Marcus Thames: 450
  • Marquis Grissom’s slugging percentage as a Dodger from 2001-02: .450
  • Van Lingle Mungo’s ERA for the Dodgers in 1941: 4.50
  • Duration of the Phillies’ 15-12 victory over the Dodgers on May 19, 1990: 4:50
  • Dodger uniform numbers of Duke Snider, Juan Uribe and Al Oliver: 4, 5, 0
  • Linescore of the Dodgers pennant-clinching victory in Game 4 of the 1977 National League Championship Series: 4 5 0
  • Cost of a ticket to see the Beatles at Dodger Stadium on August 28, 1966: $4.50
  • First, fourth and seventh letters of the last name of Bruce Caldwell, who had one hit for the 1932 Brooklyn Dodgers: CDL
  • Score of the Dodgers’ 2014 season finale: 10 to 5.


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  1. oldbrooklynfan

    At 4:50 p.m. on Wednesday, it’d still be 3 hours before game time, FOR ME.

  2. Reblogged this on The Spicy Meatball Report and commented:
    via the enigmatic Jon Wesiman-Dodger Insider.

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