Goodbye Preston

 

gomez preston 1.JPGYesterday we got word that Preston Gomez passed away.

Preston was a Dodger.  He wore the uniform with class, dignity and character.  When I became manager in 1977 he was on my coaching staff and was a tremendous help to me as I began my career.

The man spent his entire life in baseball. He came from Cuba and got the opportunity to work for the Dodgers. Al Campanais gave him an opporunity to be in professional bsaeball. He managed at least three major league teams and was a credit to the game.

We are very sorry to see him pass away. He wore the Dodger uniform with pride and dignity. He has helped a lot of people in our game and he will be missed.

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Condolences to the Gomez family. Great baseball man.

Good piece today about Vin and Larsen’s perfect game in the Times and congrats to Vin for being named #1 Sportscaster of All Time by the American Sportscasters Association.

I’ll be following and commenting on Vin’s 60th season this year at http://listeningtovin.mlblogs.com/ and posting video interviews with ML baseball announcers at http://www.balltalkdvd.com (where my DVD Ball Talk is also available).

Looking forward to the 2009 season!

My condolence to Preston Gomez’s family and dearest friends.

God calls another Dodger home I am saddened and happy at the same time.
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My best wishes to all those left behind :)
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God Bless the Gomez family :)
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God Bless the Dodgers :)
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Tommy you are the best take Care :)

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