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Baseball Quote – 3 Types of Players

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Who said – “There are three types of baseball players: those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happens.”?

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The 3 types of baseball players quote is attributed to Tommy Lasorda who managed the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1976 to 1996.

Baseball Nickname – The Penguin

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What major league baseball player went by the nickname “The Penguin“?

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Third baseman Ron Cey was nicknamed “The Penguin” by his Los Angeles Dodgers teammates because of the way he walked.

Los Angeles Dodgers Spring Training Locations

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Name all of the spring training locations for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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The Los Angeles (1958-present)/Brooklyn Dodgers (1932-1957)/Brooklyn Robins (1914–1931)/Brooklyn Superbas (1913)/Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers (1911–1912)/Brooklyn Superbas (1899–1910) have held spring training in the following locations:

  • 2009 – present: Glendale, AZ
  • 1949-2008: Vero Beach, FL
  • 1948: Ciudad Trujillo (Santo Domingo), Dominican Republic
  • 1947: Havana, Cuba
  • 1946: Daytona Beach, FL
  • 1943 – 1945: Bear Mountain, N.Y.
  • 1941 – 1942: Havana, Cuba
  • 1936 – 1940: Clearwater, FL
  • 1934 – 1935: Orlando, FL
  • 1933: Miami, FL
  • 1923 – 1932: Clearwater, FL
  • 1922: Jacksonville, FL
  • 1921: New Orleans, LA
  • 1919 – 1920: Jacksonville, FL
  • 1917 – 1918: Hot Springs, AR
  • 1915 – 1916: Daytona Beach, FL
  • 1913 – 1914: Augusta, GA
  • 1910 – 1912: Hot Springs, AR
  • 1907 – 1909: Jacksonville, FL
  • 1902 – 1906: Columbia, SC
  • 1901: Charlotte, NC

First Name for the Dodgers

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What was the first name for the Los Angeles Dodgers?

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Founded in 1883 in Brooklyn, New York, the unofficial original name of the team was the Atlantics. They went through many more unofficial names, including the Grays, Bridegrooms/Grooms, Trolley Dodgers, Superbas, and Robins until they officially became the Dodgers in 1932. In 1958 the team moved to its current home of Los Angeles.

Spring Training in the Dominican Republic

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What Major League Baseball teams once held Spring Training in the Dominican Republic?

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Only one team, the Los Angeles Dodgers, held spring training in the Dominican Republic. They did it in 1948 when they were the Brooklyn Dodgers.