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SANDY KOUFAX RUMORS & GOSSIP

Yom Kippur: The day Sandy Koufax said he wouldn’t start a World Series game

Tonight marks the beginning of Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year for Jews. In honor of this very solemn holiday, where Jews spend the day in synagogue asking for atonement for the sins of the past year, I am going to do my annual post on Sandy Koufax. Among Jews, he is remembered as more than a great pitcher because of what he did, or more accurately, didn’t do on Yom Kippur...
Via Sherman Report
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers legend Sandy Koufax hit in the head with line drive

Former Los Angeles Dodgers legend, and Spring Training advisor, Sandy Koufax was struck on the head this morning during routine drills at the Dodgers camp in Phoenix, AZ.  Los Angeles Times beat writer Dylan Hernandez first tweeted a photo of Koufax watching fellow-lefty (and recently rich) Clayton Kershaw, then moments later tweeted a photo of Koufax being carted off the field...
Via Reading Between The Seams
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers legend Sandy Koufax bloodied after Andre Ethier foul ball drills him in the head (photo)

Sandy Koufax hit in the head by a foul ball. pic.twitter.com/MYrRFm0lgk — Dylan Hernandez (@dylanohernandez) February 21, 2014 Sandy Koufax, Hall of Famer and beloved Dodgers legend who played his entire career with the team — in Brooklyn and then in L.A. — was injured on Friday when a foul ball off the bat of […]The post Dodgers legend Sandy Koufax bloodied after Andre Ethier...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss
WAYBACK MACHINE

Sandy Koufax's scouting report surfaces

Many argue Sandy Koufax as one of the greatest pitchers of all-time. He dominated the National League as a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers. He baffled batters, especially the final five seasons of his career where his WHIP was below 1.00 a game. That’s insane for a starter, in any era. Oh, his final two seasons, he pitched in 335.2 and 320 innings. He didn’t show any signs of...
Via The Victory Formation
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Sandy Koufax returns to the Dodgers

Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax is going to work for the Los Angeles Dodgers as a special adviser. The team announced Tuesday that the 77-year-old Koufax would join them. Koufax will be a special adviser to team chairman Mark Walter. The Dodgers great also will work with pitchers during spring training, a role he's held for several years. Koufax spent 12 seasons in the majors...
Via Fox Sports
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Sandy Koufax to join Dodgers as special adviser

Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax is going to work for the Los Angeles Dodgers as a special adviser. The team announced Tuesday that the 77-year-old Koufax would join them. Koufax will be a special adviser to team chairman Mark Walter. The former Dodgers great also will work with pitchers during spring training, a role he's held for several years. Koufax spent 12 seasons in...
Via Fox Sports
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Koufax returns to Dodgers as Special Advisor

LOS ANGELES Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax will return to the Los Angeles Dodgers as Special Advisor to Dodgers Chairman Mark Walter in 2013, it was announced. Koufax will attend a portion of Spring Training to work with Dodgers pitchers and consult with the team throughout the year. The Dodgers are thrilled to have Sandy back with the organization, Dodgers President and CEO Stan...
Via Fox Sports West
January 22, 2013  |  1 Comment

Koufax on Madoff-Mets trial witness list

Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax is among witnesses scheduled to testify at a trial next week to determine if the New York Mets' owners must give up millions of dollars they received from jailed financier Bernard Madoff. Koufax's name is on a list of a dozen witnesses who might be called by Mets' lawyers to testify at the Manhattan civil trial. The list was submitted...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Sandy Koufax talks Clayton Kershaw

Phoenix Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax was extremely complimentary of Clayton Kershaw when he stopped by Camelback Ranch on Friday to visit friends. Of comparisons between him and Kershaw, Koufax said, "If hes as good as I think hes going to be, Im honored. Koufax, who makes an annual visit to the Dodgers, downplayed the influence he has had on Kershaw, who won the National...
Via Fox Sports West
March 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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