Baseball great Steve Garvey didn’t need a home run to remain competitive in the California Senate primary.
A base hit would have been enough to show voters the former first baseman and All-Star slugger for the Los Angeles Dodgers could show up and play the political game in the big leagues. And with that low bar, Garvey largely succeeded.
While still a political neophyte who could sharpen his attack skills, Garvey didn’t foul out in his first appearance on a political debate stage in Los Angeles Monday night. He got pummeled by all three Democrats on the stage, but the former first baseman…