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Saturday, June 26, 2010
This is ... whose town, now?


After Matt Kemp made a long run to catch a fly ball during Friday's game, I saw the oddest sight on the Dodger Stadium scoreboard. It was a "This Is My Town" ad with Dusty Baker's image.

Just a hunch, but I don't think Reds manager Baker, who departed the Dodgers as a player under bitter circumstances, was consulted on this. I'm guessing someone just got carried away with nostalgia.

Anyway, let's see if one of the current Dodgers can make this his town tonight.

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My wife and I had to leave Friday's game after eight innings in order to meet our babysitter deadline. That's the way it goes, but I hated giving the Yankee fan sitting behind me in the stands that to crow about. For the record, there were Yankee fans leaving early, too.