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Plaschke, Thy Sweater Is Argyle:
A.J. Ellis is massively overlooked in the cardboard game, just as he was overlooked in the post-Russell Martin era until 2012. Seriously, Rod Barajas? Get that out of this piece. I digress.It's become apparent that if you want an A.J. Ellis card with just A.J. Ellis on it, the autographed route is the only way to go. Which is fine by me. And daaaamn, what a gorgeous thing this one is. The blue background is of course perfect with any Dodgers' card and the Spring Training atmosphere is fantastic.I do wish the John Hancock had been on-card but such is life and I never expect on-card from Topps anyways. This beaut is numbered 051/155 and discusses A.J.'s 2012 breakout campaign. I do give Topps kudos for including Ellis' OBP in their writeup of the Blue Crew backstop. I'm a fan of clogging the bases.
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Matt Kemp will make a guest appearance on Sesame Street tomorrow, March 28th on PBS. The Dodger superstar will be featured on a “Word of the Day” segment alongside Abby Cadabby who is an adorable pink three-year-old fairy-in-training. Abby’s magical powers are limited to popping in and out of thin air, floating when she’s happy, and attaching her wand to different items...
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Matt Kemp fulfilled a lifelong dream this week prior to the Dodgers' game against the Angels.
And no, it had nothing to do with baseball.
Kemp teamed up with Abby - Abby Cadabby the Muppet, that is - to film a segment for "Sesame Street" that is set to air this Thursday.
"This is a show I grew up watching as a kid," Kemp told ESPN. "To be a part...
The Los Angeles Dodgers have sent outfielder Yasiel Puig and shortstop Dee Gordon to the minors.
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Puig signed a seven-year contract for $42 million on June 29. The Dodgers already have Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier and Carl Crawford in their outfield...
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp will appeared on an episode of "Sesame Street", where he appears with Abby Cadabby to explain to young viewers the meaning of the word "attach". The episode airs Thusday, March 28th on PBS.
Abby tries to demonstrate the word by using magic to attach Kemp's numbers to his Dodgers jersey. Unfortunately, Abby'...
MLB opening day is just a few days away. The Dodgers have high hopes as they slide into their second season with no ownership and their roster that includes quite a few money guys. Outfielder Matt Kemp carries a lot of that load on his shoulders. But that doesn’t mean that Kemp doesn’t have time for the kids. He recently stopped by Sesame Street to visit his friend Abby Cadabby...
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If you had to ask any young child about their favorite television show, most of them would probably say Sesame Street and over the years, many famous athletes have appeared on the PBS production.
The latest happened to be Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp who helped kids learn the word "attach" with help from Abby Cadabby:
Matt Kemp appears on an episode of Sesame Street to help teach the meaning of the word attach. Kemp and Abby Cadabby show viewers two things being attached together.
Before long Abby attempts to attaching Kemp’s number 27 to his jersey and ends up attached herself.
Kemp and the Dodgers are hoping to attach another World Series title to the Dodgers trophy case this season.
((HT: CTW/PBS/Sesame Street))
To Sesame Street...
Matt Kemp had to run full force into Abby's magic wand...
To demostrate the word "attach..."
No word on if Abby will be batting in front of Kemp this season until they can get unattached...