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Why I can't quit on the Dodgers

The ballpark at Chavez Ravine feels empty but memories still remain

Updated: June 26, 2011, 9:15 PM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- It's a Monday night and I'm sitting in the right-field pavilion at Dodger Stadium with Don Drysdale's retired 53 above me and two uniformed LAPD officers below me and I'm lonely. The officers aren't much for conversation and the eight rows of empty seats behind me and the nine rows of empty seats in front of me don't make for great company, either.

Growing up, these wooden pavilion bleachers were where I would go hoping to catch a home run ball in among rowdy fans who would ...

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