Leave it to the Dodgers to keep it light early in spring training. On Wednesday at Camelback Ranch, the club split into 3 groups for a spelling bee during the morning team meeting.
Yes, a spelling bee.
Today’s morning meeting in #Dodgers camp featured a spelling bee — guys drafted out of high school vs. guys drafted out of college vs. Latin guys (spelling in Spanish). Dave Roberts would not divulge the results.
— Bill Plunkett (@billplunkettocr) February 26, 2020
As Bill Plunkett notes, the teams were split into high school grads, college educated, and international players, who neatly participated in Spanish.
The host of the competition was none other than Cal State Fullerton alum Justin Turner.
Right off the bat, this is cool. Importantly, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts has been known to find creative ways to facilitate team bonding. Most notably last spring, 4 players banded together to play a cover of 3 Doors Down’s “Kryptonite” for the clubhouse. However, there are times that the players themselves find a way to spice up the fun — much like September 2019’s organizational dress up day.
Doc cracked a smile when asked about the festivities and how…