It is May 11th and sadly our starting catcher and 1st baseman have yet to go yard. So as a way to have fun with this predicament True Blue is launching a contest for our readers to guess which one will hit the first home run.
|@ Philadelphia Phillies||Tuesday, May 12 2009||4:05 PM PDT||coverage|
|@ Philadelphia Phillies||Wednesday, May 13 2009||4:05 PM PDT||coverage|
|@ Philadelphia Phillies||Thursday, May 14 2009||10:05 AM PDT||coverage|
|@ Florida Marlins||Friday, May 15 2009||4:10 PM PDT||coverage|
|@ Florida Marlins||Saturday, May 16 2009||3:10 PM PDT||coverage|
|@ Florida Marlins||Sunday, May 17 2009||10:10 AM PDT||coverage|
The above games are the valid games you may pick from. If no one wins we will then do it again with the homestand following this road trip.
1. Pick only one player (Martin or Loney)
2. Pick the game
3. Pick the inning
4. Pick the distance
The winner will get a choice of a
Bluetopia DVD or a Dodger 2009 Media Guide or copy of Jon Weisman's 100 Things Dodgers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
BlueTrain asked who cares and I did forget to add the history to this little event. The point is that it is very unusual and you have to go back over 44 years to find a starting Dodger combo of 1st/catcher who have not homered by May 11th. In 1965 Parker hit his first home run on May 8th and Roseboro finally followed suit on June 2nd. Info was provided courtesy of Bob Timmerrmann.