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The Dodgers were named the best organization in baseball

Dec 8, 2010, 5:00 PM EDT

Frank McCourt

And you thought the Gold Glove awards were screwy: the Dodgers were just named the Topps Organization of the Year. The Topps award is given to club that “has shown outstanding performance, depth and talent throughout their Major and Minor League teams.”

I guess that technically doesn’t include the owners’ suite, but can you imagine working for one of the 29 teams that aren’t currently being ripped asunder by organizational strife and seeing the results of this award?  Yikes.

And even if they don’t count the ownership stuff, Topps does know that this is the team that traded a great young pitcher for a month of Octavio Dotel, don’t they?

  1. bloodysock - Dec 8, 2010 at 5:03 PM

    Craig, did the blog get hacked? You had to be saving this to post on April 1.

    • PanchoHerreraFanClub - Dec 8, 2010 at 5:46 PM

      That is the only logical explanation.

  2. Old Gator - Dec 8, 2010 at 6:20 PM

    And I suppose Luke Scott wins the National Literacy Week Poster Child award too.

    By the way, who actually gets the award itself – Jamie or Frank? Or do they saw it in half?

  3. dondbaseball - Dec 8, 2010 at 6:40 PM

    First Jeter, then Bud, then Cliff, then Luke and now this. Christmas came early in your house! Blog away mon ami, blog away…

  4. granted42 - Dec 9, 2010 at 12:29 AM

    Did I miss something? Did the O’Malley’s buy the team back during the season????

  5. BC - Dec 9, 2010 at 9:40 AM

    My God, is this Hot Tub Time Machine?? It’s 1977 all over again!

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