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Friday 5: John Lindsey

One of the best stories to come out of the 2010 baseball season was that of John Lindsey.  You know the story, right? Dude spends 16 years in the Minors before getting called up by the Los Angeles Dodgers.Yeah...THAT'S John Lindsey.I sat on this the entire season hoping Lindsey would make his way back to the Majors...but now, a year after he got his lone big league hit (it was a...
Via Hall of Very Good
September 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Lindsey wants to stay in Majors

First baseman John Lindsey missed Wednesday's Dodgers workout because of a cramp in his left calf, which he described as "kind of a tradition" for him in Spring Training. Lindsey, however, is determined to stick around indefinitely.
Via Dodgers.com
February 23, 2011  |  Discuss

Lindsey has pin inserted into his broken hand

Dodgers first baseman John Lindsey underwent a 20-minute operation to insert a pin into his broken left hand. His hand will be immobilized by a modified cast for about four weeks.
Via Dodgers.com
October 07, 2010  |  Discuss

At long last, Dodgers' Lindsey gets MLB at-bat

This time, the Dodgers' John Lindsey got his first at-bat in the Major Leagues on Thursday in front of family and friends in the series opener against the Astros.
Via Dodgers.com
September 10, 2010  |  Discuss

John Lindsey couldn't have come any closer to his first at-bat

John Lindsey was ready. He had slipped on his batting gloves, adjusted his batting helmet, taken a few practice cuts and even accepted some well-wishes from an unseen person behind home plate. After 16 years spent as a career minor leaguer, the 33-year-old first baseman was finally getting his first at-bat as a big league ballplayer with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He was one swing...
Via Big League Stew
September 09, 2010  |  Discuss

Lindsey makes box score -- not batter's box

It took John Lindsey 16 years for this moment and just because it lasted barely a moment, it was still the thrill of a lifetime.
Via Dodgers.com
September 09, 2010  |  Discuss

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