It’s mid-August and for the first time in a while, it still feels like a season worth playing for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Clayton Kershaw’s eight scoreless innings keyed Saturday night’s 5-0 victory over the Phillies – giving the Dodgers 10 straight wins. Wow, good times.
Naturally, thoughts turn to the best of times in Dodger history … Garvey, Lopes, Russell, Scioscia, Lasorda … and Kurt Bevacqua, the source of one of the Chairman’s favorite sports tirades of all time. Click play on the clip above and enjoy.
It’s beautiful how calmly Tommy begins: “… I think it was very, very bad for that man to make an accusation like that…” before giving us a minute-long explosion that became immortalized by the late Los Angeles sports commentator Jim Healy in the ’80s and ’90s.