Originally posted on Sons of Steve Garvey  |  Last updated 11/11/11
Those halcyon days of Fred Claire and Peter O'Malley should be left in the past, as baseball (and what it takes to succeed in baseball) has moved on, says Ramona Shelburne of ESPN.com: At long last Frank McCourt has opened up the path for the Los Angeles Dodgers to move out of the purgatory his destructive divorce and financial mismanagement subjected the team to these past two years. Away from the scandal, embarrassment and uncertainty he created by pursuing his best interests instead of the teams'. But moving on is different than moving forward. Changing hands is different than changing directions. While it's worthwhile to consider Peter O'Malley's offer to lead the Dodgers, L.A. needs to look forward, not necessarily turn back the clock. It might sound like a subtle point, but if baseball misses the distinction, the Dodgers miss out on their best chance to become relevant again in both this city and this sport. It's easy to forget all these years later, and after all that h...
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