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Dodgers Bowling Extravaganza & Bad Moon Rising
Dodgers are off today. They got swept by the hated Giants at home. It was sad being at Dodger Stadium and watching this. Dodgers never led in any of the three games.
So what are some Dodgers doing tonight?
The Eighth Annual Dodgers Dream Foundation Bowling Extravaganza is taking place tonight, Thursday, august 23, 2012 at Lucky Strike Lanes L.A. LIVE . James Loney has been hosting the event for the last few years. Here is more information from the Dodgers website:
The bowling is too much money for me so tonight I will be at the Bad Moon Rising: Baseball and the Summer of ’68 exhibition at the Burbank Central Library. The exhibition is up until September 27, 2012 but tonight is the discussion and book signing with Tim Wendel, author of Summer of ’68: The Season that Changed Baseball-and America-Forever.
The event is free and is put together by the Baseball Reliquary.
Among the topics examined in the exhibition are the record-setting achievevements of pitchers Bob gibson, Denny McLain and Don Drysdale, baseball reaction to the assassinations of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy, the World Series matchup between the St. Louis Cardinals and Detroit Tigers, the riots, the final major league season for Mickey Mantle, the emergence of Football.
Other books by Tim Wendel: High Heat, Far From Home, Red Rain and Castro’s Curveball.