The Dodgers Photography of Rich Kee

For our TPPE readers everywhere, especially those of you in the Greater Los Angeles area and other parts of Southern California.

Who says “the best things in life are free”? We do. As does anyone else with any familiarity with the beautiful photographic work of longtime Dodgers photographer Rich Kee. You are invited to attend for free next week as Rich Kee presents and narrates a slide presentation at Whittier College. Try to be there, if at all possible. The details follow from here, in words and pictures.

– Bill McCurdy, Publisher, The Pecan Park Eagle and Member, the Baseball Reliquary.

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The Institute for Baseball Studies and the baseball Reliquary present “The Stories Behind the Images: The Dodgers Photography of Rich Kee,” a slide presentation and discussion by the man who had the good fortune to serves as the Los Angeles Dodgers team photographer in the 1970s and ’80s, on Tuesday March 20, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at Villalobos Hall, 13507 Earlham Drive, Whittier, California, on the campus of Whittier College. The event is open to the public and free of charge. Light refreshments will be served.

 

Ron Cey (Photography by Rich Kee)

 

In addition to recent work, Rich Kee, a graduate of the prestigious Brooks Instititute of Photography, will share a selection of his iconic images and stpries from two decades that were highlighted by the transition from Walter Alston to Tommy Lasorda, a record-setting infield, Fernandomania, and a World Series championship in 1981. Rich Kee will be introduced by former baseball executive Fred Claire, who served as the Dodgers’ general manager from 1987 to 1998.

 

Steve Garvey (Photography by Rich Kee)

“The Stories Behind the Images: The Dodgers Photography of Rich Kee” is made possible, in part, by a grant to the Baseball Reliquary from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.

For further information, phone (626) 791-7647 or e-mail terymar@earth link.net. For directions and parking, phone (562) 907-4803.

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Bill McCurdy

Principal Writer, Editor, Publisher

The Pecan Park Eagle

 

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