Restoring the Dodger Way

New ownership steers storied L.A. franchise back to elite status

Originally Published: October 3, 2013
By Howard Bryant | ESPN.com


LON ROSEN RECALLS the first half of the Los Angeles Dodgers' season not for Clayton Kershaw's four-hit, complete game shutout and exclamation-point home run against the defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants on Opening Day, or for the dreadful 60 games that followed and had manager Don Mattingly wondering if he would be wearing a Dodgers  uniform at the All-Star break. Instead, Rosen pointed to a series of seemingly mundane planning meetings with a cross-section ...

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