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A WOULD-BE DODGER TWICE DEFIED CASEY. RESULT: STENGEL 2, ROOKIE 0
Bill Rosenberg
March 19, 1979
I slipped into a rear-window seat of the bus, glad to get away from the penetrating winds of early March. The terminal was slightly hazy with gas fumes, the cement floor patched with areas of frozen snow that had drifted in. I put my luggage on the overhead rack. An elderly lady sat down beside me.
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March 19, 1979

A Would-be Dodger Twice Defied Casey. Result: Stengel 2, Rookie 0

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I never learn. "You're telling me to take the good ones," I said, "and I haven't seen any."

"Next!" The Dodger manager's thumb was pointing me in the direction of the clubhouse. So ended my second encounter with the mighty Casey.

Casey and me never made three.

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