Iraq war veteran Daniel 'Doc' Jacobs has realized a long-time dream of his, and has tried out for the Dodgers. This heart warming talk has a special circumstance, though, as Doc lost part of his leg in an explosion while serving.
Awesomely, regardless of his amputation, he was encouraged to attend by Hall of Famer and former Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda — it was an honor for himto try out for the Dodgers, something we're sure was much easier than the 50 surgeries he's had to go through since the IED blast.
While he might not have made the team, he DID throw out a ceremonial first ball before the Dodgers beat the Los Angeles Angels!
Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett has gone to war with owner of a pipeline company that is endangering the ocelot population.
The habitat, located in South Texas where Beckett lives, is crucial to the ocelot's survival and Eagle Ford Shale bulldozed a stretch of land on Beckett's 7000 sq. foot ranch, ignoring federal law in the process.
So Beckett has slapped the company with a lawsuit.