Kenny Shulsen, is a senior writer for Lasorda’s Lair. He spent his summers at Dodger Stadium with his Grandpa T.R. from Santa Barbara, whose company fortunately had corporate box seats. He developed a passion ”For Dodger Baseball” as the great Vin Scully would so eloquently say it, spending his summers watching the great Dodger teams of the mid/late ’70′s. He lists going to World Series Game 3 in 1977, Dodger Dogs, Ron Cey, Gibson’s Dinger, Mike Piazza and ”Game Over” Gagne among his favorite All-Time Dodger memories. He rejoiced with Dodger Nation in 81 when they finally bet the Damn Yankees in the World Series; was devestated when Ozzie Smith took Tom Niedenfuer deep; wanted to cry when Jack Clark in ’85 (Niedenfuer AGAIN) did in the Dodgers; but then there was 1988: Orel the Freaking ‘Bull Dogg’ Hershiser, Tommy Lasorda’s genius and Kirk Gibson’s game 1 homer leading LA to the title. He hopes the Dodgers can keep their core of young talent together and that the McCourts are forced to sell the franchise sooner than later.
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Scott Andes is Co-Editor for Lasordas Lair. Brother to Co-Editor Stacie Wheeler, Scott was born and raised a Dodger fan. Scott and his Sister Stacie were Born into Blue. Learning the true meaning of what it is to be a Dodger fan from their Uncle Mark Landers, who is a lifelong Dodger fan as well. Scott’s first Dodger game was at the age of 5. Dodger Blue and Baseball runs deep in their family, as Uncle Mark (who attended Sandy Koufax’s Perfect game as a child) took Scott and Stacie to hundreds of Dodger games during their childhood. Over the years Scott enjoyed many great memories of his beloved boys in blue with his family as a lifelong Dodger fan. From Orel’s 59 consecutive scoreless innings, Gibson’s home run in game 1 of the 88 world series, to nomomania, Mike Piazza, changes of ownership, losing the division on the last day of the 91 season, meeting Mike Scioscia in the Dodger dugout, the 4 homer game, Mannywood, Back to Back NLCS, and more. Scott currently resides in Los Angeles, and is studying Information Technology. Scott continues to bleed Dodger Blue, and dreams of the day when the world series returns to Dodger Stadium. Go Blue!
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Stacie Wheeler is Co-Editor for Lasorda’s Lair. Sister to Co-Editor Scott Andes, Stacie is a freelance writer, filmmaker, and mom to her two young daughters. She received her Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Cinema-Television from the University of Southern California. Some of her interests include cinema, snowboarding, bicycling, baking, and rooting for her favorite team, the Los Angeles Dodgers. Some of her fondest memories include going to games at Dodger Stadium with her Uncle Mark and brother Scott. Mike Scioscia is her favorite all-time player, and she had the special opportunity to meet him as a child. Stacie writes about baseball and the Dodgers from a unique woman’s perspective, and she looks forward to sharing her love of the Dodgers and baseball with other fans on Lasorda’s Lair.
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