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CityDig: In the 1920s, L.A.’s All-Black White Sox Had Their Own Boyle Heights Ballpark

It was an era of segregation, but that didn't stop baseball legends like Oscar Charleston and Biz Mackey

CityDig: Vernon May Be Boring Now, but in the Early 1900s It Was Bumping

In addition to definitely being free, this map shows the city that once boasted the world’s longest bar

Eat These Hot Dogs Before You Go to Dodger Stadium

A Dodger Dog might work in a pinch, but these options will cure your cravings prior to the first pitch

CityDig: This Map Solves the Riddle of the Los Angeles Angels’ 1893 Night Game

Baseball historians have long debated which field in L.A. hosted the team's summertime game under the stars

CityDig: Angels (and Tigers) in the Outfield

While it may sound impossible (and sad), the history of baseball in the Los Angeles goes back even further than the voice of Vin Scully

Casting the Yasiel Puig Biopic: Our Star-Studded Wish List

Now that the race for the movie rights to our explosive story on Puig’s defection from Cuba has come to an end, we make our demands—ahem, requests—for the actors who ought to play the key characters

Win a Million Dollars and an Evening with Jon Hamm

How's your fastball? Hamm's new movie is hosting a pitching contest with a big prize

Q&A: Jesse Katz on Uncovering the Details of Yasiel Puig’s Defection

In the May issue of Los Angeles, contributing writer Jesse Katz tells the shocking story of Dodger outfielder Yasiel Puig’s escape from Cuba. Here he sheds light on the reporting process in an interview with executive editor Matthew Segal
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Escape from Cuba: Yasiel Puig’s Untold Journey to the Dodgers

Gilberto Suarez, the Florida financier accused of smuggling Yasiel Puig out of Cuba in 2012, changed his plea from not guilty to guilty. In May, writer Jesse Katz revealed the details of Puig's harrowing passage

Escape de Cuba: El Viaje Nunca Antes Contado de Yasiel Puig a Los Dodgers

La impactante historia del jugador más polémico de las Grandes Ligas de béisbol