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Thomas Schieffer brings boyhood devotion to baseball to his job as Dodgers overseer

Apr 30, 2011 7:59:04 PM - latimes.com
As a youngster in Fort Worth, Schieffer would watch the hometown Brooklyn Dodgers farm club that included Duke Snider and Maury Wills. His friends and adversaries say the L.A. Dodgers will be getting a tough oil-and-gas lawyer who won't shy from a fight.

With a stiff grin, wavy hair and old-fangled steel-rimmed glasses, a brass image of Tom Schieffer greets fans as they stream through the front gate of Rangers Ballpark, the Texas-size cathedral to major league baseball.