Alberto Rodriguez Sr. shows off some of his Dodgers memorabilia from the Fernando Valenzuela era. Credit: South El Monte Arts Posse, "East of East: Mapping Community Narrative," Courtesy of SEMAP

“Vin Scully Taught My Dad English” – A Remembrance

Until he was lost to Covid-19 in 2020, El Monte’s Alberto Rodriguez Sr. was a certified Dodgers NUT. “When we had his 80th birthday, my sisters and my brothers, they had everything-all-Dodgers: the cake, everything,” laughs his son, Alberto Rodriguez Jr., who is 64. “We had the hot dogs too.” Alberto Sr. was born in […]

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