Here are some other links from the past week ...
In this piece on the history of baseball chapel services, Kevin Baxter of the Times notes the key role former Dodger broadcaster Red Barber played.
Didn't want to let this one get away from me ... Sons of Steve Garvey jotted down a great Vin Scully story about coaching boxes.
How Tommy Lasorda almost became an NBA referee instead of a Dodger coach and manager – Evan Bladh Sr. has the story at Opinion of Kingman's Performance.
Steven Goldman writes at Baseball Prospectus of how MLB commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis had to intervene in the Dodger ownership crisis of more than 80 years ago.
Farewell to two great writers: Kevin Jarre of "Glory" and Madelyn Pugh Davis of "I Love Lucy." One thing I learned from the Times' obituary on Jarre is that he played the "Give 'em hell, 54th" role in the movie.