2004 Blue Book Can Be Yours Free

The <b>2004 Dodgers Blue Book/Baby Blue</b> is now available for $11.95 postage paid. Or you can get one absolutely <b>FREE</b> if you sign on to the <b>ladugout web page</b> for a full season. If your are interested purchasing a book, or signing up for 12 full months of timely Dodger news plus a free Blue Book, contact Publisher Tot Holmes at Tot@Alltel.net or write Holmes Publishing, PO Box 11, Gothenburg, NE 69138 or or call 308/537-3335 with your credit card.

The remarkable Baby Blue has special features on the 2003 Minor League Player of the Year (Franklin Gutierrez). Pitcher of the Year (Greg Miller), Rookie of the Year (Xavier Paul) and Scout of the Year (Clarence Jones).

MVPs and Top Pitchers are chosen by Minor League Editor Bill Shelley for each minor league club, there are features on each team in the Dodgers' system, Minor League Player/Pitcher of the Month Awards, and a playoff report from the Ogden Raptors.

Each Dodger minor league position player and pitcher are listed along with their complete minor league record and a thumbnail sketch of their 2003 season, all-time managerial records, single-season records and the top 10 in every department for the short-season and full season players.

The Blue Book contents include Eric Gagné's Cy Young Award and save record, Paul Lo Duca's 25-game hitting streak, Jim Tracy's moving into ninth place on the Dodger managerial chart, Wilson Alvarez's Old Slugger Award as the best hitting pitcher on the staff as well as features on all-time pinch-hitting, range factors, catcher's earned run average, stolen base records, innings per start, run support, pitching leaders and records. Plus more features and many photos.

Fernando Valenzuela's selection to the Dodger Fans Hall of Fame is included along with complete records of every Dodger since the franchise entered the National League in 1890, career, single season, NLCS and World Series records and obituaries from deaths of former Dodgers during 2003.