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.For current information on this topic, see 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers season.^ Do the los angeles dodgers have amascot?
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^ When did the dodger move to los angeles?
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^ When did the Dodgers go to Los Angeles?
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Los Angeles Dodgers
Established 1883
Based in Los Angeles since 1958
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  • Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present)
.(Before 1932, no nickname for the team was used in any official capacity by the Brooklyn Base Ball Club.^ The Dodgers acquired a nickname, “Da Bums”, from fans of the San Francisco Giants, back in the days when both teams were based in New York.

^ The team went through a number of names before settling on the Dodgers which is short for “Trolley Dodgers”— a nickname given to the citizens of Brooklyn by New Yorkers (at the time they were two separate cities) because of the myriad of trolleys that crossed Brooklyn’s streets.
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^ Established in 1883, the team originated in Brooklyn, New York, where it was known by a number of nicknames before becoming the Brooklyn Dodgers definitively by the 1932 season.

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.[1] - In 1981, a players' strike in the middle of the season forced the season to be split into two halves.^ The strike-shortened season was split into two halves, with a winner in each division declared for each half of the season, requiring three rounds instead of two.
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^ As they had then, the Giants and Dodgers split the first two games, and the Dodgers once again brought a 4-2 lead into the ninth inning of Game 3.

^ The teams finished with the two top spots in the Western Division in the strike-shortened 1994 season with the Dodgers leading at the time of the stoppage.
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.Los Angeles had the best record in the West Division when play was stopped and was declared the first-half division winner.^ Los Angeles Dodgers Tickets   Los Angeles Dodgers play in the western division of the MLB .
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^ The Los Angeles Dodgers have the best record in the Major...
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^ Based in Brooklyn until 1958, the Los Angeles Dodgers now play at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California.

.The Dodgers had the second best record in the division when considering the entire season, four games behind Cincinnati.^ The Dodgers have the best record in baseball and they have been for most of the season.

^ Carroll’s best season came back in 2006, when he hit .300, scored 84 runs, played in 136 games, and had 534 plate appearances.
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^ With these two dominate figures leading the team, the Dodgers made the 2008 postseason and defeated the Chicago Cubs—the National League’s best regular season team.
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[2] - .In 1994, a players' strike wiped out the last eight weeks of the season and all post-season.^ Not trying to be a dick Sports Gal, but wasn’t last year the first time in franchise history they didn’t sell out the season opener?
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^ Between the loose personality conveyed by the players in the spring and last season's ride to the National League West title, ...
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^ The Dodgers that started the season strong and posted the best record in baseball at the All Star break are gone.

.Los Angeles was in first place by three and a half games in the West Division when play was stopped.^ The Dodgers will play their 85 home games @ Los Angeles's Dodger Stadium.
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^ Opening home game of the Dodgers' first season in Los Angeles.
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^ Weather for Los Angeles Dodgers game .
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No official titles were awarded in 1994.
Owner(s): Frank McCourt
Manager: Joe Torre
General Manager: Ned Colletti
Jeff Pfeffer 1916 Brooklyn Robins
.The Los Angeles Dodgers are a Major League Baseball team based in Los Angeles, California, USA. The team is in the Western Division of the National League.^ Los Angeles Dodgers Schedule, Roster, Stats, Blog Posts - MLB - Baseball - SB Nation .
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^ Variant title: Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants : 4/3/02 Copyright Claimant: San Francisco Giants Names: San Francisco Giants (10 documents) example document: Los Angeles Dodgers @ San Francisco Giants .
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.Established in 1883, the team originated in Brooklyn, New York, where it was known by a number of nicknames before becoming the Brooklyn Dodgers definitively by the 1932 season.^ Established in Brooklyn, New York in 1883, the Los Angeles Dodgers made the move to Los Angeles in the 1950s.
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^ Established in 1883, the team originated in Brooklyn, New York, where it was known as the Brooklyn Dodgers , before moving to Los Angeles before the 1958 season.
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^ Established in 1883, the team originated in Brooklyn, New York, where it was known as the Brooklyn Dodgers, before moving to Los Angeles before the 1958 season.
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[1][2] .The team moved to Los Angeles before the 1958 season.^ Established in 1883, the team originated in Brooklyn, New York, where it was known as the Brooklyn Dodgers , before moving to Los Angeles before the 1958 season.
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^ Established in 1883, the team originated in Brooklyn, New York, where it was known as the Brooklyn Dodgers, before moving to Los Angeles before the 1958 season.
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^ The team moved to Los Angeles before the 1958 season.

[3] .The Dodgers are the two-time reigning National League West champions and have won more National League pennants than any team in history.^ No major league team will join the Dodgers this time.
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^ List of National League pennant winners .

^ National League West's two best teams: the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks.
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Team history

Brooklyn Dodgers

.The Dodgers were originally founded in 1883 as the Brooklyn Atlantics, taking the name of a defunct team that had played in Brooklyn prior to them.^ The team originated in Brooklyn, New York, where it was known as the Brooklyn Dodgers.
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^ The Phillies are also one of the original sixteen MLB teams, founded in 1883.
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^ Originally the Brooklyn team was known as the "Trolley Dodgers," .
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.The team joined the American Association in 1884 and won the AA championship in 1889 before joining the National League in 1890. They promptly won the NL Championship their first year in the League.^ Then they won twice in four years.
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^ The team was also known as the Grays, the Grooms, and the Bridegrooms during their time in the AA. In 1890, the Bridegrooms joined the National League and won the division in their first year of competition.
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^ The “Bridegrooms” won the AA pennant in 1889 .
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.The team was known alternatively as the Bridegrooms, Grooms, Superbas, Robins, and Trolley Dodgers before officially becoming the Dodgers in the 1930s.^ Jump to: navigation , search (Also known as Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers, Brooklyn Bridegrooms, Brooklyn Superbas, and Brooklyn Robins.

^ It also ended an era in which the team was known as the Robins.

^ Originally the Brooklyn team was known as the "Trolley Dodgers," .
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.The Dodgers won the NL pennant several times (1890, 1899, 1900, 1916, 1920, 1941, 1947, 1949, 1952, 1953, 1955 1956) and the World Series in 1955.^ The team won six World Series titles and 21 NL pennants.
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^ Dodgers and Yankee's world series for the first time since 1981.
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^ It was his only at-bat of the World Series, won by the Dodgers in five games.
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Jackie Robinson

.For most of the first half of the 20th century, no Major League Baseball team employed an African American player.^ For the first half of the 20th century , not a single African-American played on a Major League Baseball team.
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^ No major league team will join the Dodgers this time.
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^ No infield in the history of Major League Baseball has ever been together longer.
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.Jackie Robinson became the first African American to play for a Major League Baseball team when he played his first major league game on April 15, 1947, as a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers.^ Rickey made history when he signed Negro League superstar Jackie Robinson, who in 1947 became the first African American to play in the major leagues.

^ In 1993, the Dodgers became the first Major League team to play in Taiwan, when they competed against a team of CPBL All-Stars.
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^ For the first half of the 20th century , not a single African-American played on a Major League Baseball team.
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.It happened mainly due to General Manager Branch Rickey's efforts.^ To replace MacPhail, the Dodgers hired Branch Rickey as general manager.

^ This time, former Clippers general manager and basketball legend Elgin Baylor , who accuses Sterling of firing him due to his race.
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^ Upon his hiring as general manager, Colletti immediately took steps to strengthen the Dodgers into a contender again, mainly through the free agent market.
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The deeply religious Rickey's motivation appears to have been primarily moral, although business considerations were also present. .Rickey was a member of The Methodist Church, the antecedent denomination to The United Methodist Church of today, which was a strong advocate for social justice and active later in the Civil Rights movement.^ This event was the harbinger of the integration of sports in the United States, the concomitant demise of the Negro Leagues , and is regarded as a key moment in the history of the American Civil Rights movement .
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^ The Dodgers franchise is responsible for the most important and significant event in American sports history, as well as one of the most crucial moments in America’s Civil Rights movement.
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^ The inclusion of Jackie Robinson on the team is now considered one of the key movements in the budding civil rights movement, and was a historical decision.
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[4]
.This event was the harbinger of the integration of professional sports in the United States, the concomitant demise of the Negro Leagues, and is regarded as a key moment in the history of the American Civil Rights movement.^ This event was the harbinger of the integration of sports in the United States, the concomitant demise of the Negro Leagues , and is regarded as a key moment in the history of the American Civil Rights movement .
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^ Rickey made history when he signed Negro League superstar Jackie Robinson, who in 1947 became the first African American to play in the major leagues.

^ We have over 50 Fanzz stores operating in the western United States and we know that without sports fans, we wouldn’t be in business.
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.Robinson was an exceptional player, a speedy runner who sparked the team with his intensity.^ Robinson was an exceptional player, a speedy runner who sparked the whole team with his intensity, and was the given the inaugural Rookie of the Year award.
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^ Among the team’s popular players who are established as some of the most outstanding players in the major league are Sandy Koufax, Russell Martin and Prince Fielder.
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^ In the 1980s, the key player of the team was Fernando Valenzuela who became the only pitcher to have been hailed as the Rookie of the Year and winner of the Cy Young Award.
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.He was the inaugural recipient of the Rookie of the Year award, which is now named the Jackie Robinson award in his honor.^ Robinson was an exceptional player, a speedy runner who sparked the whole team with his intensity, and was the given the inaugural Rookie of the Year award.
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^ In the 1980s, the key player of the team was Fernando Valenzuela who became the only pitcher to have been hailed as the Rookie of the Year and winner of the Cy Young Award.
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^ Several Dodger youngsters have won the NL Rookie of the Year honors, including Valenzuela, Steve Sax, Piazza, Raul Mondesi, and Hideo Nomo.
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.The Dodgers' willingness to integrate, when most other teams refused to, was a key factor in their 1947–1956 success.^ Throughout 2008 the Dodgers continued to trade players with other teams and received many stand-out players including former Atlanta Braves player Andruw Jones.
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^ More importantly for the team, the stadium's spacious dimensions, along with other factors, gave defense an advantage over offense, and the Dodgers moved to take advantage of this by assembling a team that would excel with its pitching .
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^ Though both were having mediocre seasons on their prior teams, they are shining with the Boys in Blue and may very will be the key to the Dodgers’ postseason success.

.They won six pennants in those 10 years with the help of Robinson, three-time MVP Roy Campanella, Cy Young Award winner Don Newcombe, Jim Gilliam, and Joe Black.^ Then they won twice in four years.
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^ Gagne won the Cy Young Award in 2003.
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^ Don Newcombe had been traded the year before.

Robinson would eventually go on to become the first African-American elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962.
.In 1955, by which time the core of the Dodger team was beginning to age, “next year” finally came.^ In 1955 , by which time the core of the team was beginning to age, “next year” finally came.
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^ And with the core of the team back, next year even more will be expected.
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^ In 1955, by which time the core of the Dodger team was beginning to age, "next year" finally came.
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.The fabled “Boys of Summer” shot down the "Bronx Bombers" in seven games, led by the first-class pitching of young left-hander Johnny Podres, whose key pitch was a changeup known as “pulling down the lampshade” because of the arm motion used right when the ball was released.^ The fabled "Boys of Summer" shot down the "Bronx Bombers" in seven games, led by the first-class pitching of young left-hander Johnny Podres, whose key pitch was a changeup known as "pulling down the lampshade" because of the arm motion used right when the ball was released.
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^ The fabled “Boys of Summer” shot down the Bronx Bombers in seven games, led by the first-class pitching of young left hander Johnny Podres , whose key pitch was a changeup known as “pulling down the lampshade” because of the arm motion used right when the ball was released.
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^ The Boys of Summer ~ Roger Kahn (Paperback) Buy new : $10.17 65 used and new from $1.53 3.
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[5] .Podres won two Series games, including the deciding seventh.^ New York won the series 6 games to 3.
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^ Podres won two Series games including the deciding seventh.
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^ With the help of a ninth-inning two-out home run by Rick Monday in the 5th, they were successful in defeating the Montreal Expos in the deciding game of the National League Championship Series.
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.The turning point of Game 7 was a spectacular double play that began with left fielder Sandy Amoros running down Yogi Berra’s long fly ball, then throwing to shortstop Pee Wee Reese, who doubled up a surprised Gil McDougald at first base to preserve the Dodger lead.^ All the Dodgers needed was a fly ball to tie the game.

^ The turning point of Game 7 was a spectacular double play that began with left fielder Sandy Amoros running down Yogi Berra's long fly, then throwing perfectly to shortstop Pee Wee Reese, who doubled up a surprised Gil McDougald at first base to preserve the Dodger lead.
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^ Lots of pop ups, weak fly balls with runners on base.
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The Dodgers won 2–0.

Move to Los Angeles

.Real estate businessman Walter O'Malley had acquired majority ownership of the Dodgers in 1950, when he bought the shares of his co-owners, the estate of Branch Rickey and the late John L. Smith.^ File:5262 1062164538.jpg Baseball pioneer Walter O'Malley Real estate businessman Walter O'Malley had acquired majority ownership of the team in 1950 , when he bought the shares of his co-owner Branch Rickey .
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^ After the wilderness years of the 1920s and 1930s, the Dodgers were rebuilt into a contending club first by general manager Larry MacPhail and then the legendary Branch Rickey.
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^ "As co-owner of the Dodgers, she will address this and all other issues in the courtroom."
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.Before long he was working to buy new land in Brooklyn to build a more accessible and better arrayed ballpark than Ebbets Field.^ Before long he was working to buy new land in Brooklyn to build a more accessible and better arrayed ballpark than Ebbets Field.
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^ When the news came out Mayor Wagner and Moses made a feeble effort to save the Dodgers, offering to build a ballpark on the World's Fair Grounds in Queens..

^ Rivalry with the Giants Main article: Dodgers-Giants rivalry The historic and heated rivalry between the Dodgers and the Giants is more than a century old, having begun when both clubs played in New York City (the Dodgers in Brooklyn and the Giants in Manhattan).
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.Beloved as it was, Ebbets Field had grown old and was not well served by infrastructure, to the point where the Dodgers could not sell the park out even in the heat of a pennant race (despite largely dominating the league from 1946 to 1957).^ Beloved as it was, Ebbets Field had grown old and was not well-served by infrastructure, to the point where the most pennant-competitive team in the National League couldn't sell the park out even in the heat of a pennant race.
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^ The incident is told well, placing it in the context of the Giants-Dodgers rivalry and the tight ’65 pennant race.

^ With these two dominate figures leading the team, the Dodgers made the 2008 postseason and defeated the Chicago Cubs—the National League’s best regular season team.
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.O'Malley wanted to build a new, state of the art stadium in Brooklyn.^ Walter O’Malley decided what the Dodgers needed to compete with up and coming teams like the Braves was a new stadium, and he proposed that the city of New York build him one in Downtown Brooklyn, near the terminus of the Long Island Railroad.

^ Many writers have suspected O'Malley of deliberately making his stadium proposal impractical, in order to bolster his claim that New York politicians drove him out of Brooklyn.
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^ At the same time, O'Malley was looking for a contingency in case Moses and other New York politicians refused to let him build the Brooklyn stadium he wanted.
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.But City Planner Robert Moses and other New York politicians refused to let him build the Brooklyn stadium he wanted.^ At the same time, O'Malley was looking for a contingency in case Moses and other New York politicians refused to let him build the Brooklyn stadium he wanted.
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^ When the news came out Mayor Wagner and Moses made a feeble effort to save the Dodgers, offering to build a ballpark on the World's Fair Grounds in Queens..

^ Rivalry with the Giants Main article: Dodgers-Giants rivalry The historic and heated rivalry between the Dodgers and the Giants is more than a century old, having begun when both clubs played in New York City (the Dodgers in Brooklyn and the Giants in Manhattan).
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.During the 1955 season he announced that the team would play seven regular season games and one exhibition game at Jersey City’s Roosevelt Stadium in 1956. He expected that this move would put pressure on the city's politicians to build the Dodgers the park he wanted in Brooklyn.^ The Dodgers moved from Brooklyn after the 1957 season and played in the Los Angeles Coliseum.
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^ The Brooklyn Dodgers also played a handful of home games in the following ballparks: .

^ The Dodgers lose the game by one run.
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[6] .Yet, Moses and the others felt that the threats were in vain and that O'Malley didn't have the chutzpah to move the team out of New York.^ When the news came out Mayor Wagner and Moses made a feeble effort to save the Dodgers, offering to build a ballpark on the World's Fair Grounds in Queens..

^ Meanwhile, New York Giants owner Horace Stoneham was having similar difficulty finding a replacement for his antiquated home stadium, and the two archrival teams moved out to the West Coast together.
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^ Established in Brooklyn, New York in 1883, the Los Angeles Dodgers made the move to Los Angeles in the 1950s.
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.That is when Los Angeles came calling.^ The first lawsuit came in 1985, when legendary Los Angeles Dodgers announcer Vin Scully sued Sly for $69,000 in flood damages to his home.
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^ The Dodgers now call Los Angeles, California home and play home games in Dodger Stadium.
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.When Los Angeles officials attended the 1956 World Series looking to entice a team to move to the City of Angels, they were not even considering the Dodgers.^ Los Angeles Dodgers Stuff on eBay .
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.Their original target had been the Washington Senators (who would in fact move to Bloomington, Minnesota to become the Minnesota Twins in 1961).^ Their original target was the Washington Senators (who would in fact move to Minnesota in 1961).
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^ He desired to replace the dilapidated Washington Park with a new ballpark, and again invested heavily to finance the construction of Ebbets Field , which would become the Dodgers' home in 1913 .
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^ It looked like the New York Giants, who were negotiating with the Twin Cities of Minneapolis - St. Paul , would be the next team to move.

.When O'Malley heard that LA was looking for a club, he sent word to the Los Angeles officials that he was interested in talking.^ O'Malley sent word to the Los Angeles officials at the Series that he was interested in talking.
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^ StubHub is the Official Fan to Fan Ticket Marketplace of the Los Angeles Dodgers Led by standout pitcher Clayton Kershaw and clutch slugger Andre Ethier, the Dodgers will be looking to secure a third straight NL West title in 2010.
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.Los Angeles offered him what New York would not: a chance to buy land suitable for building a ballpark, and own that ballpark, giving him complete control over all its revenue streams.^ Los Angeles Dodgers vs New York Yankees 6/27 .
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.When the news came out Mayor Wagner and Moses made a feeble effort to save the Dodgers, offering to build a ballpark on the World's Fair Grounds in Queens.^ When the news came out Mayor Wagner and Moses made a feeble effort to save the Dodgers, offering to build a ballpark on the World's Fair Grounds in Queens..

^ Five of the nine are eligible for arbitration which means they can have an arbitrator rule on the fairness of the Dodgers offer to them.
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.Wagner was already on shaky ground, as the Giants were getting ready to move out of the crumbling Polo Grounds.^ Wagner was all ready on shaky ground, as the Giants were getting ready to move to move out of the crumbling Polo Grounds.

^ When the news came out Mayor Wagner and Moses made a feeble effort to save the Dodgers, offering to build a ballpark on the World's Fair Grounds in Queens..

^ Stengel led his Bums to the Polo Grounds for the showdown and beat the Giants twice to knock them out of the pennant race.
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.However, O'Malley was only interested in his park under his conditions and the plans for a new stadium in Brooklyn seemed like a pipe dream.^ Dodgers unveil new stadium plans .

^ However, O'Malley was only interested in his park under his conditions as the plans for a new stadium in Brooklyn seemed like a pipe dream, Walter O'Malley was left with the heart wrenching decision to move the Dodgers to California, convincing Giants owner Horace Stoneham to move to San Francisco instead of Minneapolis to keep the Giants-Dodgers rivalry alive on the West Coast.

^ However with the addition of standing-room only seats they were able to draw a crowd 57,099 for their 2009 season opener, the largest crowd in stadium history.
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.Walter O'Malley was left with the difficult decision to move the Dodgers to California, convincing Giants owner Horace Stoneham to move to San Francisco instead of Minneapolis to keep the Giants-Dodgers rivalry alive on the West Coast.^ Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants 7/20 .
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^ Stoneham was on the verge of signing a deal to move the Giants to Minneapolis.

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.There was no turning back: the Dodgers were heading for Hollywood.^ When he got called up to the Dodgers in 2006, there was no looking back.

^ There was no turning back the Dodgers were heading for Hollywood.

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[6]
.The Dodgers played their final game at Ebbets Field on September 24, 1957, which the Dodgers won 2–0 over the Pittsburgh Pirates.^ He desired to replace the dilapidated Washington Park with a new ballpark, and again invested heavily to finance the construction of Ebbets Field, which would become the Dodgers' home for 45 seasons starting in 1913 and ending after the 1957 season.
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^ The Dodgers won their first pennants in 1916 and 1920 under the guidance of manager Wilbert Robinson while playing at Ebbets Field.
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^ In the finale of the three-game series today 1t 12:30 p.m., the Dodgers send RHP Hiroki Kuroda (6-6, 4.00) against RHP Kevin Hart (1-5, 6.46) .
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Los Angeles Dodgers

.On April 18, 1958, the Los Angeles Dodgers played their first game in LA, defeating the former New York and now new San Francisco Giants, 6–5, before 78,672 fans at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.^ St Louis Cardinals vs Los Angeles Dodgers 7/18 .
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.Sadly, catcher Roy Campanella, left partially paralyzed in an off-season accident, was never able to play for Los Angeles.^ They played in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for the first few years in LA, before construction of their very own stadium was completed in 1962, Dodger Stadium.
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^ On June 4, 1972, the Los Angeles Dodgers retired the numbers of three of their all time great players, Sandy Koufax (#32), Roy Campanella (#39) and Jackie Robinson (#42) at Dodger Stadium .
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^ Roy Campanella Night Although a tragic auto accident prevented Hall of Fame catcher Roy Campanella from playing on the West Coast, more than 93,000 attended a benefit exhibition game with the New York Yankees at the Los Angeles Coliseum on May 7, 1959.
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Former Dodger greats adorn the exterior of Dodger Stadium
.Construction on Dodger Stadium was completed in time for Opening Day 1962. With its clean, simple lines and its picturesque setting amid hills and palm trees, the ballpark quickly became an icon of the Dodgers and their new California lifestyle, and it remains one of the most highly-regarded stadiums in baseball even today.^ Opening in 1962, Dodgers Stadium cost $23 million when it first opened.
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^ File:DonDrysdale2.jpg Hall of Famer Don Drysdale Construction on Dodger Stadium was completed in time for Opening Day 1962 .
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^ Since the park was opened in 1962, Dodger Stadium has been one of the toughest hitter’s parks in baseball.

.Despite the fact that the Dodgers have played in Dodger Stadium longer than they had played in Ebbetts Field, the stadium remains surprisingly fresh.^ They played in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for the first few years in LA, before construction of their very own stadium was completed in 1962, Dodger Stadium.
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^ They moved to 7-0 at Dodger Stadium this year, their best home start to a season since 1947 when they began 8-0 at Ebbets Field when the team was in .
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^ Manny Ramirez returns to Dodger Stadium on Thursday to play his first game there since being suspended, with fans expecting to embrace the slugger like they would any superstar.......
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.O'Malley was determined that there would not be a bad seat in the house, achieving this by cantilevered grandstands that have since been widely imitated.^ O'Malley was determined that there would not be a bad seat in the house, achieving this by cantilevered grandstands that have since been widely imitated.
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^ There doesn’t tend to be a bad seat in the house at Dodger Stadium so fans can be sure to find playoff tickets to hope this is the year LA heads back to the World Series, something they have not done since 1988.
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^ At season's end there would be even more change as the Dodgers would no longer be owned by an O'Malley.

.More importantly for the team, the stadium's spacious dimensions, along with other factors, gave defense an advantage over offense, and the Dodgers moved to take advantage of this by assembling a team that would excel with its pitching.^ More importantly for the team, the stadium's spacious dimensions, along with other factors, gave defense an advantage over offense, and the Dodgers moved to take advantage of this by assembling a team that would excel with its pitching .
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^ Now that they get to start fresh against each other on Wednesday or Thursday on TBS, St. Louis appears to have the turn-it-back-on advantage because its late-season woes were primarily offensive, which are more fixable than something like the Dodgers' unsettled pitching rotation.
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.The Dodgers in Los Angeles won nine more National League Championships and five World Series rings.^ Imperial Los Angeles Dodgers 16"...
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Other historical notes

Historical statistics

  • First MLB team to employ and start a black player in the 20th century (Jackie Robinson in 1947)
  • First baseball team to win championships in different leagues in consecutive years (1889-1890)
  • First TV broadcast (1939)
  • First use of batting helmets (1941)
  • First West Coast team (1958) - along with the San Francisco Giants
  • First MLB team to open an office in Asia (1998)
  • Largest home-opener crowd (78,762 in 1958)
  • Largest attendance: 93,103 (1959) and 115,300 (2008) *World Record
  • MLB record for home start going 13-0 (2009)

The team's nickname

.By 1890 New Yorkers (Brooklyn was a separate city until it became a borough in 1898) routinely called anyone from Brooklyn a "trolley dodger," due to the vast network of street car lines criss-crossing the borough as people dodged trains to play on the streets.^ World Series (baseball championship): National League ) 2009 play-off teams ( in 2009 World Series (baseball championship) ) history of baseball ( in baseball (sport): League formation ; in baseball (sport): Movement and expansion ; in baseball (sport): Integration ) role in Brooklyn ( in New York City (New York, United States): Brooklyn ) contribution by .
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^ Team history Brooklyn Dodgers The Dodgers were originally founded in 1883 as the '''Brooklyn Atlantics''', taking the name of a defunct team that had played in Brooklyn prior to them.
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^ The Dodgers moved from Brooklyn to Los Angeles in 1958, playing their first game in their new home against their ongoing rivals, the Giants, who were now also California based as the San Francisco Giants.
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.When the second Washington Park burned down early in the 1891 season, the team moved to nearby Eastern Park, which was bordered on two sides by street car tracks.^ Teams of this era played in two principal ballparks, Washington Park and Eastern Park .
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^ With these two dominate figures leading the team, the Dodgers made the 2008 postseason and defeated the Chicago Cubs—the National League’s best regular season team.
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^ Established in 1883, the team originated in Brooklyn, New York, where it was known as the Brooklyn Dodgers, before moving to Los Angeles before the 1958 season.
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.That's when the team was first called the Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers.^ Originally the Brooklyn team was known as the "Trolley Dodgers," .
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^ Team history Brooklyn Dodgers The Dodgers were originally founded in 1883 as the '''Brooklyn Atlantics''', taking the name of a defunct team that had played in Brooklyn prior to them.
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^ Established in 1883, the team originated in Brooklyn, New York, where it was known as the Brooklyn Dodgers, before moving to Los Angeles before the 1958 season.
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That was soon shortened to Dodgers.[7] .Possibly because of the "street character" nature of Jack Dawkins, the "Artful Dodger" in Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, sportswriters in the early 20th Century began referring to the Dodgers as the "Bums."^ In 1998, the O'Malley family sold the Dodgers to Rupert Murdoch 's News Corporation , owner of the Fox network and 20th Century Fox .
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^ The Giants are called "The Gnats" or "The Jints" by Dodger fans but then again, fans in Brooklyn referred to their team as "dem Bums."
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^ Nickname : Dodgers is a shortened form of Trolley Dodgers what fans of the Dodgers were called because they had to Dodge the trolleys that crisscrossed Brooklyn in the early 20th century.

.Other team names used by the franchise which would finally be called the Dodgers were the Atlantics, Grays, Grooms, the Bridegrooms, the Superbas and the Robins.^ The team was officially named Dodgers in 1913.
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^ Team history Brooklyn Dodgers The Dodgers were originally founded in 1883 as the '''Brooklyn Atlantics''', taking the name of a defunct team that had played in Brooklyn prior to them.
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^ Throughout 2008 the Dodgers continued to trade players with other teams and received many stand-out players including former Atlanta Braves player Andruw Jones.
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.All of these nicknames were used by fans and sportswriters to describe the team, but not in any official capacity.^ These and future revelations figure to be merely further confirmation of what we all suspected shortly after the McCourts took over the Dodgers early in 2004: It was never about the team, or the city, or the fans who love it and support it.
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.The team's legal name was the Brooklyn Base Ball Club.^ Team history Brooklyn Dodgers The Dodgers were originally founded in 1883 as the '''Brooklyn Atlantics''', taking the name of a defunct team that had played in Brooklyn prior to them.
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^ Re-invigorated, the Brooklyn team, now known as the “Brooklyn Superbas,” after a popular acrobatic troupe of the day named “Hanlon’s Superbas,” won the National Pennant in 1899 and 1900.

^ Although the Brooklyn club survived the city’s demotion to a borough, the team almost disappeared from the National League in 1902.

[8] .However, the Trolley Dodger nickname was used throughout this period, simultaneously with these other nicknames, by fans and sportswriters of the day.^ It's a sad day for Dodger Fans.
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^ Throughout his career in a Dodgers uniform, Robinson faced intense racial scrutiny from fans, players and teammates, but even with that was able to be successful.
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.The team did not use the name in any formal sense until 1932, when the word "Dodgers" appeared on jerseys for the team.^ Team history Brooklyn Dodgers The Dodgers were originally founded in 1883 as the '''Brooklyn Atlantics''', taking the name of a defunct team that had played in Brooklyn prior to them.
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^ Established in 1883, the team originated in Brooklyn, New York, where it was known by a number of nicknames before becoming the Brooklyn Dodgers definitively by the 1932 season.
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^ The team went through many name changes going from the Atlantics to the Grays to the Bridegrooms, the franchise did not settle on the Dodgers moniker until the 1930's.
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[1] The "conclusive shift" came in 1933, when both home and road jerseys for the team bore the name "Dodgers".[2]
.Examples of how the many popularized names of the team were used are available from newspaper articles from the period before 1932. A New York Times article describing a game the Dodgers played in 1916 starts out by referring to how "Jimmy Callahan, pilot of the Pirates, did his best to wreck the hopes the Dodgers have of gaining the National League pennant", but then goes on to comment "the only thing that saved the Superbas from being toppled from first place was that the Phillies lost one of the two games played".[9] What is interesting about the use of these two nicknames is that most baseball statistics sites and baseball historians generally now refer to the pennant-winning 1916 Brooklyn team as the Robins.^ The two teams split the first four games again, as had been the usual pattern.

^ The Under is 6-1 in the Phillies last 7 games vs. The Under is 4-1 in the Phillies last 5 vs. National League West.
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A 1918 New York Times article does use the nickname Robins in its title "Buccaneers Take Last From Robins", but the subtitle of the article reads "Subdue The Superbas By 11 To 4, Making Series An Even Break".[10]
Another example of the fluidity of use of the different nicknames is found on the program issued at Ebbetts Field for the 1920 World Series, which identifies the matchup in the series as "Dodgers vs. Indians", despite the fact that the Robins nickname had been in consistent usage at this point for around six years.[11]

Rivalry with the San Francisco Giants

.The historic rivalry between the San Francisco Giants and the Dodgers is the longest standing and most storied in baseball history.^ Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants 7/20 .
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^ Rivalry with the Giants The historic and heated rivalry between the Dodgers and the Giants is more than a century old.
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^ Copyrights records by San Francisco Giants .
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.The rivalry began when these two National League clubs both played in New York City (the Giants at the Polo Grounds in Manhattan and the Dodgers at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn).^ Both teams were playing in New York at the time.
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^ Brooklyn was not among the original franchises in that circuit, but the Mutuals, a National League club representing New York City, played its home games in Brooklyn in 1876.

^ The team originated in Brooklyn, New York, where it was known as the Brooklyn Dodgers.
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.Both franchises date back to the nineteenth century, and both moved to California in 1958, where the rivalry found a fitting new home, the cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco having long been rivals in economic, cultural, and political arenas.^ Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants 7/20 .
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^ When both franchises moved to California in 1958, the rivalry was easily transplanted with them, as the cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco have long been rivals in economic, cultural, and political arenas throughout the history of the State of California Team nickname Prior to the declaration of an official team nickname in 1933, sportswriters and fans applied a number of nicknames to the club.
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^ Los Angeles Dodgers vs New York Yankees 6/27 .
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.The Giants have won the World Series five times in their history, while the Dodgers have won the World Series six times.^ It was his only at-bat of the World Series, won by the Dodgers in five games.
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^ The Los Angeles Dodgers have won five World Series titles so far.
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^ The Dodgers are 5-0 in their last five series openers.
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.Since historically, the playoff race in the NL West has been fairly tight, the feud often leads to one team spoiling the others chances of any hopeful playoff spot.^ A close West division race and a strong record make 2006 Los Angeles Dodgers Playoffs tickets twice as likely.
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^ The 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers look to reach the top of the NL West with Matt Kemp and Manny Ramirez leading the way at Dodger Stadium!
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^ Re: Thank GOD! Well, I guess that would be us and everyone else in the NL. Only one team gets to go to the World Series and everyone else are just losers.

.An example of this phenomenon was in the 1951 season, where the New York Giants and the Brooklyn Dodgers faced off in a three game playoff.^ Highlight Game: May 30, 1949 @ New York Giants .
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^ The Over is 5-1 in the Dodgers last 6 playoff road games.
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^ Every game where the Dodgers have done this in the playoffs it was to their advantage.

.Supported by Bobby Thomson's Shot Heard 'Round the World, the Giants won the game 5-4, defeating the Dodgers in their pennant playoff series, two games to one.^ The Over is 5-1 in the Dodgers last 6 playoff road games.
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^ The two teams played the first-ever playoff series, but it was not a happy one for the Dodgers, as the Cardinals won two straight games for the pennant and earned a trip to the World Series.

^ Podres won two Series games including the deciding seventh.
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.Another more recent example played out in the 2004 season when the Dodgers beat out the Giants for the NL West by two games after Steve Finley broke a 3-3 tie, by hitting a walk-off Grand Slam in the bottom of the 9th inning, in the second-to-last game of the regular season, thus sealing the division for the Dodgers.^ The Dodgers are 4-1 in their last 5 Wednesday games.
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^ It is also the second year in a row the Phillies beat the Dodgers in five games.
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^ The Dodgers are 4-1 in their last 5 games vs. The Dodgers are 6-2 in their last 8 overall.
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.Unlike other historic rivalries such as those between the Cardinals and Cubs and the Red Sox and Yankees, the rivalry between the Dodgers and Giants has been very even, with both teams experiencing success over the years.^ How can we forget the rivalry between the Yankees and the Red Sox or the Cubs and the Cardinals?
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^ Rivalry with the Giants The historic and heated rivalry between the Dodgers and the Giants is more than a century old.
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^ Some of those teams are the Giants, Braves, Marlins, and Cubs.
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Uniforms

.The Dodgers uniforms have remained relatively unchanged for almost 70 years.^ Torre, 69, has one year remaining on the three-year, $13 million contract he signed with the Dodgers after managing the Yankees for 12 years and four World Series championships.
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^ After nearly 20 years at the helm, Lasorda retired in 1996, though he still remains with the Dodgers as an executive vice-president.
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^ Even today, more than seventy years later, the Los Angeles Dodgers still wear a version of the classic uniforms adopted in 1938.

.The home jersey is white with Dodgers written in script across the chest in blue.^ The unpopular kelly green and tan uniforms adopted in 1937 were discarded in favor of a new uniform that featured the word “Dodgers” in royal blue Palmer-style script across a plain white jersey.

^ Manager : Joe Torre General Manager : Ned Colletti Owner : Frank McCourt Logo design: cursive "Dodgers" superimposed over a red streaming baseball Uniform: cap is "Dodger blue" with white "LA" (letters overlapped) centered on front of cap; home is "Dodger blue" on white, jersey has cursive "Dodgers" (similar to logo but without baseball) across chest; away is "Dodger blue" on gray, jersey has similar cursive "Los Angeles" across chest; as of 2005 , names not printed on back of home or away jerseys [ edit ] Baseball Hall of Famers .
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^ Tags: chiefs , white sox , blue jays , rays , yankees , red sox , usc , cardinals , dodgers , eagles Categories: Actions: E-mail .
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.The word Dodgers was first used on the front of the team's home jersey in 1933, and the uniform was white with red pinstripes and the Brooklyn stylized B on the left shoulder.^ The Dodgers have always had strong ties to Taiwan, and they became the first Major League team to sign a Taiwanese player when they signed left-handed pitcher Hong-Chih Kuo in 2000.
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^ The unpopular kelly green and tan uniforms adopted in 1937 were discarded in favor of a new uniform that featured the word “Dodgers” in royal blue Palmer-style script across a plain white jersey.

^ Manager : Joe Torre General Manager : Ned Colletti Owner : Frank McCourt Logo design: cursive "Dodgers" superimposed over a red streaming baseball Uniform: cap is "Dodger blue" with white "LA" (letters overlapped) centered on front of cap; home is "Dodger blue" on white, jersey has cursive "Dodgers" (similar to logo but without baseball) across chest; away is "Dodger blue" on gray, jersey has similar cursive "Los Angeles" across chest; as of 2005 , names not printed on back of home or away jerseys [ edit ] Baseball Hall of Famers .
  • Los Angeles Dodgers - Baseball Wiki 2 February 2010 14:23 UTC baseball.wikia.com [Source type: General]

[12] .The Dodgers also wore green outlined uniforms and green caps throughout the 1937 season but reverted to a blue template the following year.^ The unpopular kelly green and tan uniforms adopted in 1937 were discarded in favor of a new uniform that featured the word “Dodgers” in royal blue Palmer-style script across a plain white jersey.

^ Though both were having mediocre seasons on their prior teams, they are shining with the Boys in Blue and may very will be the key to the Dodgers’ postseason success.

^ The Boys in Blue have won six World Series titles and twenty-one National League pennants, giving Dodger ticket holders something to celebrate throughout the years.
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.Since 1952 the team has had a red uniform number under the Dodgers script.^ Established in 1883, the team originated in Brooklyn, New York, where it was known by a number of nicknames before becoming the Brooklyn Dodgers definitively by the 1932 season.
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^ Team One® Tickets & Sports Tours has been in the business of procuring premium event tickets such as Los Angeles Dodger's tickets since 1979.
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^ Both teams are looking good this year, and fans are already searching for cheap Dodgers playoff tickets as well as cheap Reds playoff tickets .
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.The road jersey is gray with Los Angeles written in script across the chest in blue.^ Los Angeles Dodgers Authentic Road Jersey $20 - $30 .
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^ Browse Los Angeles Dodgers memorabilia pics, prices, jerseys, stats, values & signings from 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 & 2008.
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^ The unpopular kelly green and tan uniforms adopted in 1937 were discarded in favor of a new uniform that featured the word “Dodgers” in royal blue Palmer-style script across a plain white jersey.

The road jerseys also have a red uniform number under the script. .The Dodgers have worn the current uniforms on the field since 1939 with only minor cosmetic changes.^ Dodger Stadium is the only current MLB park (excluding the most recently-built parks) that has never changed its capacity.
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^ Of the six Dodgers championships, it remains the only one clinched on their home field.
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^ Dodger Stadium has been the Dodgers' home since 1962 is currently the third oldest ball park used in Major League Baseball, behind Wrigley Field and Fenway Park.
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.The most obvious of these is the removal of "Brooklyn" from the road jerseys and the replacement of the stylized "B" with the interlocking "L.A." on the caps in 1958. In 1970 the Dodgers removed the city name from the road jerseys and had Dodgers on both the home and away uniforms.^ Team history Brooklyn Dodgers The Dodgers were originally founded in 1883 as the '''Brooklyn Atlantics''', taking the name of a defunct team that had played in Brooklyn prior to them.
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^ Los Angeles Dodgers SPORTS FRANCHISE National League Western Division, founded 1883 in Brooklyn, moved to Los Angeles in 1958.
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^ The Dodgers were established in 1883 as the Brooklyn Dodgers until their move to Los Angeles in 1958.
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.The city script returned to the road jerseys in 1999. Also in 1999 the tradition rich Dodgers flirted with an alternate uniform for the first time since 1944 (when all blue satin uniforms were introduced).^ Dodgers and Yankee's world series for the first time since 1981.
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^ With a now healthy pitching staff, the Dodgers look to retake their place ontop the Western Division and maybe return to the World Series for the first time since 1988.
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^ The Dodgers recently finished the regular season with the best record in the National League for the first time since 1983 and swept the National League Division Series for the second consecutive season.
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.These 1999 alternate jerseys had a royal blue top with the Dodgers script in white across the chest and the red number on the front.^ Dodger Stadium is as red, white and blue as the nation's great Stars and Stripes flag, and what could be more American than a fun-filled day at the park experiencing the nation's favorite pastime?
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^ Manager : Joe Torre General Manager : Ned Colletti Owner : Frank McCourt Logo design: cursive "Dodgers" superimposed over a red streaming baseball Uniform: cap is "Dodger blue" with white "LA" (letters overlapped) centered on front of cap; home is "Dodger blue" on white, jersey has cursive "Dodgers" (similar to logo but without baseball) across chest; away is "Dodger blue" on gray, jersey has similar cursive "Los Angeles" across chest; as of 2005 , names not printed on back of home or away jerseys [ edit ] Baseball Hall of Famers .
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^ These jerseys are double knit button front jerseys are made from 100% polyester and feature authentic decoration and trim.
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.These were worn with white pants and a new Dodger cap complete with a silver brim, silver top button and silver Dodger logo.^ The Dodgers uniform consists of the Colors blue, white and some red, the Logo design is a cursive "Dodgers" printed over a red baseball.
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^ Hershiser dominated the Athletics in Games 2 and 5, and was on the mound when the Dodgers completed their stunning 4 games to 1 upset of the A's; he capped off an incredible personal season by being named the Series MVP. .
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^ The Leather Lux is a fitted New Era cap that features an embroidered logo on the front and an MLB logo on the back.
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.These alternates proved unpopular and the team abandoned them after only one season just as they did 55 years earlier with the blue satin uniforms.^ His ERA as a starter this season is just above one.
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^ That is what they did for the last month of the season.
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^ They were a .500 team all year.
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Asian players

.
Chin-Feng Chen, Chan Ho Park (pictured) and Hideo Nomo were the first Taiwanese, Korean and Japanese players (respectively) to play in the MLB.
^ Chan Ho Park enjoyed some of his brightest moments at Dodger Stadium, growing from a wide-eyed rookie who was the first South Korean to play in the majors into an All-Star starter for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2001.
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^ He was the first Korean player signed by the Dodgers and he was wildly popular, attracting huge crowds of his countrymen when he pitched.Park left the Dodgers and signed a big contract with the Rangers, but he's always been a little injury pron .
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^ But I neglected to mention Chan Ho Park, who won 80 games for the Dodgers from 1994-2001, including a career-high 18 in 2000.
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Nomo was the second Japanese player, with the rival San Francisco Giants having fielded the first Japanese player, Masanori Murakami
.The Dodgers have been groundbreaking in their signing of players from Asia; namely, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan.^ Dodgers trade Juan Pierre to the White Sox Comment December 15 L.A. Daily News   " The Los Angeles Dodgers have traded Juan Pierre and cash to the Chicago White Sox for two players to be named.
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^ Later that day, the Dodger players who showed up were signing autographs for the women, and my wife ran up to JK and said, "Hey Jeff!
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^ The Dodgers are now considered a non-factor in bidding for top amateur players in Asia and Latin America.
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.Former owner Peter O'Malley began reaching out in 1980 by starting clinics in China and Korea, building baseball fields in two Chinese cities, and in 1998 becoming the first major league team to open an office in Asia.^ Available in almost every Major League Baseball team.
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^ Major League Baseball teams Add category .
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^ Edwin Jackson made his first major league start at Chase Field on Sept.
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.The Dodgers were the second team to start a Japanese player in recent history, pitcher Hideo Nomo, the first team to start a Korean player, pitcher Chan Ho Park, and the first Taiwanese player, Chin-Feng Chen.^ Dodgers continue search for starting pitchers .
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^ Chan Ho Park gets the start for the Dodgers on Thursday.
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^ Chan Ho Park enjoyed some of his brightest moments at Dodger Stadium, growing from a wide-eyed rookie who was the first South Korean to play in the majors into an All-Star starter for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2001.
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.In addition, they were the first team to send out three Asian pitchers, from different Asian countries, in one game: Park, Hong-Chih Kuo of Taiwan, and Takashi Saito of Japan.^ Not trying to be a dick Sports Gal, but wasn’t last year the first time in franchise history they didn’t sell out the season opener?
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^ They have the second best won-loss record in the NL during Colletti's tenure, behind only Philadelphia, whom they currently trail in the NLCS three games to one.

^ He held Philadelphia to one run over 7 1/3 innings of a victory in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series, but was pounded for six runs in three innings in a Game 5 defeat that resulted in the Dodgers’ elimination.
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.In the 2008 season the Dodgers had the most Asian players on its roster of any major league team with five.^ No major league team will join the Dodgers this time.
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^ The Reds are asking for one or two players on the Dodgers' major league roster in ...
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^ Tim Wallach also returns at the Triple-A manager at Albuquerque and Damon Berryhill , of Laguna Hills, comes back to manage the Dodgers’ rookie league team in Ogden.

.They included Japanese pitchers Takashi Saito and Hiroki Kuroda; Korean pitcher Chan Ho Park; and Taiwanese pitcher Hong-Chih Kuo and infielder Chin-Lung Hu.^ The Dodgers have yet to determine which players will make the trip, although their two Taiwanese players -- pitcher Hong-Chih Kuo and infielder Chin-lung Hu -- are expected to be among them.
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^ Chin-lung Hu .
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^ Chin-Lung Hu, ss .
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.Furthermore in 2005, the Dodgers' Hee Seop Choi became the first Asian player to compete in the Home Run Derby.^ The LA Dodgers compete in the NL West, home to some of the NL's most surging teams.
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^ Only two Dodgers had multiple-hit performances, as Casey Blake went 3-for-6 with a home run and Russell Martin went 3-for-5 to raise his average to .271.
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^ Snider finished a single short of hitting for the cycle after hitting a triple, home run, and double in his first four at-bats.
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[13]

Fan support

A fan waves a rally towel during the 2008 NLCS
.The Dodgers have a fiercely loyal fanbase, evidenced by the fact that the Dodgers were the first MLB team to attract more than 3 million fans in a season (in 1978), and accomplished that feat 6 more times before any other franchise did it once.^ The Dodgers are more than Manny, certainly.
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^ In his four seasons as GM, Colletti has seen his teams reach the postseason in three times, the first time a Dodger GM has accomplished that feat.
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^ The Dodgers were the first franchise to have 3 million fans in a season.

[14] .On July 3, 2007, Dodgers management announced that total franchise attendance, dating back to 1901, had reached 175 million, a record for all professional sports.^ In 2007, the Dodgers reported that they have welcomed over 175 million fans dating back to 1901.
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^ By the end of 2007, the Dodgers have amassed over 175 million fans to Dodger Stadium.
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^ They also have the record for most attendance in all major sports.
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[15] .In 2009 the Dodgers led the MLB in total attendance.^ Tags: 2009 Dodgers , 2009 Dodgers playoffs , 2009 MLB playoffs , Chad Billingsley , Chad Billingsley bullpen , Chad Billingsley problems , Dodgers , Dodgers pitching rotation , Dodgers playoffs , Dodgers rotation problems , Dodgers rotation struggles , Los Angeles Dodgers , Rand Wolf ace , Randy Wolf .

^ Congratulations to The 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers of MLB Baseball for winning the National League West title.
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^ In fact, over the course of baseball history, the Dodgers have amassed a larger total attendance number than any other team in any professional sport.
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[16] .Given the team's proximity to Hollywood, numerous celebrities can often be seen attending home games at Dodger Stadium.^ The Over is 4-1 in the Dodgers last 5 home games.
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^ The Under is 8-1 in the Dodgers last 9 home games.
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^ The Over is 5-1 in the Dodgers last 6 home games.
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.The Dodgers also recently set the world record for the greatest attendance for a single baseball game during an exhibition game against the Boston Red Sox at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in honor of the Dodgers 50th anniversary in Los Angeles with over 115,000 fans in attendance.^ Cincinnati Reds vs Los Angeles Dodgers 6/15 .
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^ Los Angeles Dodgers Stuff on eBay .
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^ Sports tickets > Baseball tickets > MLB > Los Angeles Dodgers tickets .
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All proceeds from the game benefitted the official charity of the Dodgers, ThinkCure! which supports cancer research at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, and City of Hope.

Radio and television

Legendary Hall of Fame Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully.
.As noted above, Vin Scully has called Dodgers games since 1950.[17] His longtime partners were Jerry Doggett (1956–1987) and Ross Porter (1977–2004).^ Vin Scully is the broadcaster for the LA Dodgers.
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^ Vin Scully Re-upped to Call Dodger Games in 2010 .
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^ The voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers is Vin Scully, who has been with the franchise since 1950 in Brooklyn.
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[17] .In 1976, he was selected by Dodgers fans as the Most Memorable Personality (on the field or off) in the team's history.^ In 1976, he was selected by Dodgers fans as the Most Memorable Personality (on the field or off) of the team's history in L.A. .
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^ Team history Brooklyn Dodgers The Dodgers were originally founded in 1883 as the '''Brooklyn Atlantics''', taking the name of a defunct team that had played in Brooklyn prior to them.
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^ Dodger Tickets are always difficult to find because they are being gobbled up by the most devoted fan-base in all of baseball.
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.He is also a recipient of the Baseball Hall of Fame's Ford C. Frick Award for broadcasters (inducted in 1982).^ The Hawk lands in baseball's Hall of Fame .
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^ Walter O'Malley was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame recently.
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^ The National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame honors one radio and one television broadcaster every year.
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He currently is in his 59th year with the team. .Unlike the modern style in which multiple sportscasters have an on-air conversation (usually with one functioning as play-by-play announcer and the other(s) as color commentator), Scully, Doggett and Porter generally called games solo, trading with each other inning-by-inning.^ Opening Day of the 1912 season was so crowded that the police were called in for control and the game had to be called after six innings.
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^ The Dodgers now call Los Angeles, California home and play home games in Dodger Stadium.
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^ The LA Dodgers of course play their home games at Dodgers Stadium , a stunning place to enjoy a ball game if there ever was one.
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.In the 1980s and 90s, Scully would call the entire radio broadcast except for the 3rd and 7th inning; allowing the other Dodger commentators to broadcast an inning.^ Vin Scully is the broadcaster for the LA Dodgers.
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^ Those were the only runs the Dodgers would actually score on a hit, the other three coming later on a sacrifice fly, an error, and a hit batter.

^ Former Dodger Derek Lowe essentially matched Wolf, allowing three runs in six innings as well.
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.Scully continues to call Dodgers games without a color commentator.^ Vin Scully Re-upped to Call Dodger Games in 2010 .
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^ The Dodgers now call Los Angeles, California home and play home games in Dodger Stadium.
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^ Continue reading: NLCS: Lineups and sunshine Comments: Add/View (0) Categories: Dodgers .
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.When Doggett retired after the 1987 season, he was replaced by Hall-of-Fame Dodgers pitcher Don Drysdale, who previously broadcast games for the crosstown California Angels.^ Twelve pitchers have started three or more games for the Dodgers this season.

^ The sparkling new venue did wonders for the Dodgers led by Maury Wills MVP season, and Cy Young Don Drysdale.
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^ The Dodgers now call Los Angeles, California home and play home games in Dodger Stadium.
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[17] .Drysdale died in his hotel room following a heart attack before a game in 1993, resulting in a very difficult broadcast for Scully and Porter, who were told of the death but could not mention it on-air until Drysdale's family had been notified and the official announcement of the death made.^ The damage was done long before Chip Caray could make love on the air to Carlos Ruiz.

^ Chicago has played very poorly in the first two games of this series and now everyone’s favorite in the National League could be gone in three straight.
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^ The club announced that beloved Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully will return to the booth in Chavez Ravine to call Dodger games in 2010.
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[18] He was replaced by former Dodgers outfielder Rick Monday.[17] .Porter's tenure was terminated somewhat controversially after the 2004 season, after which the current format of play-by-play announcers and color commentators was installed, led by newcomer Charley Steiner as well as Scully and Monday.^ Joe Bick, the agent for Giles, declined comment, but what is known is that Giles is not a centerfielder (having played eight total innings there in the last four seasons).
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^ Vin Scully has served as the play-by-play announcer for the Dodgers for 55 years, the longest tenure of any broadcaster with a single club in professional sports history.
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^ I remember Collum’s name well from my playing of Strat-O-Matic Baseball past seasons.

[17]
.Today, Scully calls a limited schedule of games (all home games and road games in NL West ballparks) for both flagship radio station KABC and television outlets KCAL-TV and Prime Ticket.^ Each ticket is good for both games.

^ The Dodgers now call Los Angeles, California home and play home games in Dodger Stadium.
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^ Event Schedule Los Angeles Dodgers Mar - 2010 Apr - 2010 May - 2010 Jun - 2010 Jul - 2010 Aug - 2010 Sep - 2010 Oct - 2010 Show Home Games Only .
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.Scully is simulcast for the first three innings of each of his appearances, then announces only for the TV audience.^ The Dodgers had only won twice in the previous 10 series, and it looked no different, as the Yankees won the first 2 games, and held a 4-3 lead in the fifth inning of Game 3.

^ The Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols was walked intentionally his first two times at bat and then went hitless in his next three appearances.
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^ Charlie Haeger made his first relief appearance in a Dodger uniform, tossing a scoreless ninth...Each of his last three relief appearances have come at Dodger Stadium, the previous two (Sept.
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.If Scully is calling the game, Charley Steiner takes over play-by-play on radio beginning with the fourth inning, with Rick Monday as color commentator.^ With the help of a ninth-inning two-out home run by Rick Monday in the 5th, they were successful in defeating the Montreal Expos in the deciding game of the National League Championship Series.
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^ A double by Ryan Church to lead off the game, a Garrett Anderson single in the fourth inning, and Johnson's homer.
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^ Cardinal fans love their team, but are always quick to acknowledge good plays, good teams, hard fought games, and take defeat with respect and humility.
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.If Scully is not calling the game, Eric Collins and Steve Lyons call the entire game on television while Steiner and Monday do the same on radio.^ The club announced that beloved Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully will return to the booth in Chavez Ravine to call Dodger games in 2010.
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^ Vin Scully has been calling Dodgers games since BEFORE MY MOM WAS BORN. How crazy and amazing is that?
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^ Vin Scully Re-upped to Call Dodger Games in 2010 .
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.In the event the Dodgers are in post-season play, Scully calls the first three and last three innings of the radio broadcast alone; with Charley Steiner and Rick Monday handling the middle innings.^ Posted On: November 13th - 0 comments Scully to broadcast for Dodgers in...
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^ The Dodgers recently finished the regular season with the best record in the National League for the first time since 1983 and swept the National League Division Series for the second consecutive season.
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^ Jon Garland, making his first start with the Dodgers since being traded to L.A. from Arizona on Monda, allowed two runs in 7.0 innings, retiring the last 14 batters he faced...he is now 3-0 with a 2.70 ERA (6 ER/20.0 IP) in his last three starts.
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.The Dodgers also broadcast on radio in Spanish, and the play-by-play is handled by another Ford C. Frick Award winner, Jaime Jarrin.^ Wills played in 165 games for the Dodgers in the 1962 season on his way to the Most Valuable Player award.
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^ I will always remember spending my teenage years at Dodger Stadium screaming Raaauuuuul every time he made another great play.
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^ Dodgers pitcher, 1962 Cy Young Award winner .
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Jarrin has been with the Dodgers since 1959. .The color analyst for some games is former Dodger pitcher Fernando Valenzuela, for whom Jarrin once translated post-game interviews.^ Be sure to pick up some Los Angeles Dodgers Tickets to a game today and be a part of history.
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^ The game would be delayed one day because of rain and would wind up becoming a pitcher's duel between Valenzuela, and Montreal's Ray Burris.

^ File:GIBSPHU016001.jpg Kirk Gibson after hitting his 1988 World Series Game 1 home run The Opening Day starting pitcher for 1981 was a 20-year-old rookie from Mexico: Fernando Valenzuela .
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The Spanish-language flagship is KHJ.
.Live traffic reports pertaining to Dodger Stadium are broadcast from the Dodgers Transportation Center inside the ballpark.^ Newton's problem is that the Dodgers earlier this year refused to fund the public transportation shuttle between the stadium and Union Station, a program that began just last year.
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.KABC radio's Captain Jorge Jarrin (son of Dodger broadcaster Jaime Jarrin) and Doug Dunlap handle those duties during the pre-game and post-game shows as well as during Dodger Talk following the game.^ Event Schedule Los Angeles Dodgers Mar - 2010 Apr - 2010 May - 2010 Jun - 2010 Jul - 2010 Aug - 2010 Sep - 2010 Oct - 2010 Show Home Games Only .
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^ The season ticket holders as well as those looking to get a glimpse at history with their great seats will be 56,000 strong every game to support their beloved Dodger players.
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^ Among NL West opponents, the Dodgers lead second-place Colorado by 17.5 games during the four-year span.
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.In 2006, the Dodgers introduced an on demand channel on Time Warner Cable called "Dodgers on Demand", hosted by Tony Kinkela.^ The Dodgers were the first team to host more than 3 million fans in a single season, and duplicated this feat six more times before another team was able to reach the milestone.
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^ If Ethier was acquired in mid-2005 or something, and had time to appear in the 2006 book as a Dodger, we would probably have a different outcome today.
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^ When he got called up to the Dodgers in 2006, there was no looking back.

Currently, Steiner has been converted to radio-only with Rick Monday.[19] .Jerry Reuss was removed from his broadcast position, though he is still with the club to serve in other aspects.^ Vin Scully has served as the play-by-play announcer for the Dodgers for 55 years, the longest tenure of any broadcaster with a single club in professional sports history.
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^ Still, that admission raises questions about steroid use even though he has never tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs.

[19] .Steve Lyons will be retained as a color-commentator, and the Dodgers recently hired ESPN broadcaster Eric Collins as a play-by-play announcer to replace Steiner on road games for television.^ The Dodgers are 5-1 in their last 6 road games.
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^ The Over is 5-1 in the Dodgers last 6 playoff road games.
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^ The Dodgers are 4-1 in their last 5 road games vs. The Dodgers are 7-2 in their last 9 road games.
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[19]

Quick facts

.Founded: Nov 24, 1883 and began playing in 1884 as the Brooklyn Atlantics (different than an earlier same-name amateur franchise) of the American Association.^ The team was formed in 1883, and moved to the American Association in 1884.
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^ Team history Brooklyn Dodgers The Dodgers were originally founded in 1883 as the '''Brooklyn Atlantics''', taking the name of a defunct team that had played in Brooklyn prior to them.
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^ The team moved from Brooklyn to Los Angeles in 1958, and the franchise has won several World Series titles, and more than half a dozen NL Pennants.
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Transferred to the National League in 1890.
Chairman: Frank McCourt
Chief Executive Officer: TBD
President/Chief Operating Officer: Dennis Mannion
Special Advisor to the Chairman: Tommy Lasorda
General Manager: Ned Colletti
Logo design: cursive "Dodgers" superimposed over a red streaming baseball
.Uniform: Cap is "Dodger blue" with white "LA" (letters overlapped) centered on front of cap; home is "Dodger blue" on "wedding gown" white, jersey has cursive "Dodgers" (similar to logo but without baseball) across chest; away is "Dodger blue" on gray, jersey has similar cursive "Los Angeles" across chest; names were printed on back of home or away jerseys from circa 1970 to 2004. The names on the back are restored as of the 2007 season, after a two-year absence.^ Sports tickets > Baseball tickets > MLB > Los Angeles Dodgers tickets .
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^ DiamondView: 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers .
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^ Q: What are the big games for los angeles dodgers los angeles aka their home arena?
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[20]
Radio: KABC 790 AM
Local Television: FSN Prime Ticket (Formerly FSN West 2), KCAL-TV
Spring Training Facility: Camelback Ranch, Glendale, AZ
World Series Wins: 6 (1 Brooklyn, 5 Los Angeles)
.Rivals: San Francisco Giants Arch-Rivals in both New York City and California.^ MLB Bill Jempty , Los Angeles Dodgers , San Francisco Giants .

^ Los Angeles Dodgers @ San Francisco Giants game--October 5, 2001, Los Angeles - song, music - Copyright Info Los Angeles Dodgers @ San Francisco Giants game--October 5, 2001, Los Angeles - song, music .
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^ Los Angeles Dodgers @ San Francisco Giants .
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.New York Yankees 11 World Series meetings (Interleague).^ In the World Series the Dodgers met up with a failure foe in the New York Yankees.

^ Once again the Dodgers had to face the mighty New York Yankees in the World Series.

^ The Dodgers won their next World Series against their World Series rivals, New York Yankees.
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.See also Dodgers-Giants Rivalry.^ Don't pass up a chance to see the action and get your Dodgers Giants tickets as soon as you can!
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^ Rivalry with the Giants The historic and heated rivalry between the Dodgers and the Giants is more than a century old.
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^ The incident is told well, placing it in the context of the Giants-Dodgers rivalry and the tight ’65 pennant race.

Personnel

Current roster

Los Angeles Dodgers 2010 Spring Training roster
40-man roster Spring Training
non-roster invitees
Coaches/Other
Pitchers
Catchers
Infielders
Outfielders
Pitchers
Catchers
Infielders
Outfielders
Manager
Coaches
60-day disabled list
  • None

* Not on active roster
† 15-day disabled list
Roster updated March 18, 2010
TransactionsDepth Chart
More rosters

Baseball Hall of Famers

Los Angeles Dodgers Hall of Famers
Affiliation according to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Brooklyn Grooms/Superbas/Robins/Dodgers
Los Angeles Dodgers
Names in Bold Inducted as Dodgers, Robins, Superbas, Grooms, or Bridegrooms
– depicted on Hall of Fame plaque without a cap or cap insignia due to not wearing a cap or playing when caps had no insignia; Hall of Fame recognizes Brooklyn/Los Angeles as "Primary Team"
– Walter O'Malley was inducted as an Executive/Pioneer for his contributions to baseball as owner of the Dodgers. He is depicted on his plaque without a cap.
1 – inducted as player, also managed Dodgers or was player-manager
2 – inducted as manager, also played for Dodgers or was player-manager

Ford C. Frick Award recipients

.Names in bold received the award based primarily on their work as Dodgers broadcasters.^ A loan bright spot for the Dodgers was Eric Karros, who won the Rookie of the Year beginning a five year-run of Dodger rookies receiving the award.

* Played as Dodgers

Retired numbers

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Pee Wee Reese
SS, Coach
July 1, 1984
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Tommy Lasorda
P, MGR, GM
Aug 15, 1997
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Duke Snider
OF
July 6, 1980
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Jim Gilliam
2B, 3B, Coach
Oct 10, 1978
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Don Sutton
P
Aug 14, 1998
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Walter Alston
MGR
June 5, 1977
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Sandy Koufax
P
June 4, 1972
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Roy Campanella
C
June 4, 1972
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Jackie Robinson
2B
June 4, 1972
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Don Drysdale
P
July 1, 1984
.Since 1997, Robinson's #42 has been retired throughout Major League Baseball in honor of his breaking the color barrier in 1947. Robinson is the only major league baseball player to have this honor bestowed upon him.^ You adjust your baseball hat to combat the glare, and the crowd cheers at the pitcher's wind up....Well okay, it's just a dream, but at least you can wear the same official Major League Baseball hat that your team's star players wear.
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^ Dodger Stadium has been the Dodgers' home since 1962 is currently the third oldest ball park used in Major League Baseball, behind Wrigley Field and Fenway Park.
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^ Towers has a split contract that will pay him $700,000 in the major leagues, and $100,000 while in the minor leagues.
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He spent his entire career with the Dodgers, who retired his number in 1972.
.Because the MLB decided to grandfather the use of the number 42 out of the game, New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera still wears the number as he is the only active player who wore the number before it was retired across all of Major League Baseball.^ You adjust your baseball hat to combat the glare, and the crowd cheers at the pitcher's wind up....Well okay, it's just a dream, but at least you can wear the same official Major League Baseball hat that your team's star players wear.
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^ Dodgers fans are known around the league for being some of the loudest and most supportive in all of baseball.
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^ The Dodgers had a very good season in 2009, making it all the way to the National League Championship Series before being ousted by the Philadelphia Phillies.
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.Koufax, Campanella, and Robinson were the first Dodgers to have their numbers retired.^ Following the season the Dodgers would trade Jackie Robinson to the rival New York Giants, however staying true to the Dodger blue, Robinson would chose retirement.

^ On April 15th Opening Day at Ebbets Field the Dodgers took the field with Jackie Robinson playing first base.

^ It would also be the 11th Dodger (Over-all between Brooklyn, and LA) to win the award since Jackie Robinson first won the first award in 1947.

They were all retired in a ceremony at Dodger Stadium on June 4, 1972.
.Gilliam died suddenly in 1978 at the age of 49, after a 28-year career with the Dodgers organization.^ Former Dodger Dazzy Vance dies in Homosassa Springs, FL at the age of 70.
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^ Former Dodger Ed Reulbach dies in Glens Falls, NY at the age of 79.
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^ Former Dodger Bill Collins dies in San Bernardino, CA at the age of 80.
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.The Dodgers retired his number two days after his death, prior to Game 1 of the 1978 World Series, making him the only non-Hall-of-Famer to have his number retired by the Dodgers.^ He played for the Dodgers from 1954-55, but when he managed the team starting in 1976 the Dodgers went on to win two consecutive National League Titles and later two World Series Titles in 1981 & 1988.
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^ McGwire still has truth to tell Daily Commercial A year later, McGwire blasted 32 homers, including a game-winning shot in Game 3 of the 1988 World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers .
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^ The Dodgers had a very good season in 2009, making it all the way to the National League Championship Series before being ousted by the Philadelphia Phillies.
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.The Dodgers have not issued #34 since the departure of Fernando Valenzuela in 1991, although it has not been officially retired.^ The McCutchen Brothers—about as close to being brothers as Bill Gates and Fernando Valenzuela—didn’t quite have enough on Monday, as the Dodgers beat the Pirates, 6-2.

^ Dodgers on hand: Matt Kemp , James McDonald , Ramon Troncoso , Fernando Valenzuela, and broadcasters Jaime Jarrin, Pepe Yniguez, and Charley Steiner .
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Steve Garvey's #6 was not reissued for 19 years until it was given to Dante Bichette in spring training of 2002 and was not worn during a regular season game until Jolbert Cabrera wore it in 2003.

Presidents

Managers

.Since 1884, the Dodgers have used a total of 29 Managers.^ Dodger Stadium has been the Dodgers' home since 1962 is currently the third oldest ball park used in Major League Baseball, behind Wrigley Field and Fenway Park.
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.Joe Torre, the current Manager of the Dodgers, has held the position since 2008.^ Manager : Joe Torre 2008- Stadium : Dodger Stadium 1962- .

^ Dodger Stadium has been the Dodgers' home since 1962 is currently the third oldest ball park used in Major League Baseball, behind Wrigley Field and Fenway Park.
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^ With the Dodgers behind 4-0 in the bottom of the fourth inning Wednesday night, Joe Torre slowly made his way out to the mound.

The managers of the Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present) are as follows:

General Managers

Public address announcers

.From the Dodgers' move to Los Angeles from Brooklyn in 1958, the Dodgers employed a handful of well-known public address announcers; the most famous of which was John Ramsey, who served as the PA voice of the Dodgers from 1958 until his retirement in 1982; as well as announcing at other venerable Los Angeles venues, including the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Sports Arena, and the Forum.^ Los Angeles Dodgers Schedules 1958 - Current .

^ Los Angeles Dodgers Store features select Los Angeles Dodgers Sports Memorabilia .
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Ramsey died in 1990.
Dennis Packer, Nick Nickson, Pete Arbogast and Mike Carlucci also served as Dodger Stadium announcers following Ramsey's retirement.[citation needed] Packer and Arbogast were emulators of John Ramsey, using the same style of announcing Ramsey was famous for. .Arbogast won the job on the day that Ramsey died in 1989, by doing a verbatim imitation of Ramsey's opening and closing remarks that were standard at each game.^ Monday is closed to the public, but the next two days have a ton of events that are open to the public: .
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The current Dodgers public address announcer is Eric Smith.

Other

.Dick Williams – who played for the Dodgers from 1951–54 and again in 1956 – was inducted as a manager having never managed the Dodgers.^ However, the Dodgers don't appear to be necessarily looking for someone who could play centerfield.
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.Vin Scully is permanently honored in the Hall's "Scribes & Mikemen" exhibit as a result of winning the Ford C. Frick Award in 1982.^ On The Air : Television : WOR (Channel 9) Radio : WMGM (1050 AM) Ford C. Frick Recipients : (3) Red Barber 1939-1954 Ernie Harwell 1952-1957 Vin Scully 1950-1957 .

As with all Frick Award recipients, he is not officially considered an inducted member of the Hall of Fame.
.Sue Falsone is first female physical therapist in Major League baseball.^ Dodger Stadium has been the Dodgers' home since 1962 is currently the third oldest ball park used in Major League Baseball, behind Wrigley Field and Fenway Park.
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^ Official major league baseball collectable's, party supplies and decorations.
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^ Robinson was the first African American on a Major League team in the 20th Century.

Minor league affiliations

Minor league rosters

Further reading

  • Red Barber, Rhubarb in the Catbird Seat
  • Stanley Cohen, Dodgers! .The First 100 Years
  • Robert W. Creamer, Stengel: His Life and Times
  • D'Agostino, Dennis; Bonnie Crosby (2007).^ The Los Angeles Dodgers have now won the National League West Title Back to Back for the first time in 31 years!
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    ^ He proved me wrong this year though, and it wouldn’t be the first time for me.
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    ^ The win puts the Dodgers 30 games above .500 for the first time in 24 years.

    .Through a Blue Lens: The Brooklyn Dodgers Photographs of Barney Stein, 1937–1957.^ Brooklyn Dodgers Schedules 1932 - 1957 .

    ^ In 1932 they went back to their origins and remained the pride of Brooklyn through 1957.

    ^ Brooklyn Dodgers Rosters 1932 - 1957 .

    Triumph Books. ISBN 1572439521. 
  • Steve Delsohn, True Blue: The Dramatic History of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Told By the Men Who Lived It
  • Carl Erskine and Vin Scully, Tales From the Dodger Dugout: Extra Innings
  • Harvey Froemmer, New York City Baseball
  • Cliff Gewecke, Day by Day in Dodgers History
  • Andrew Goldblatt, The Giants and the Dodgers: Four Cities, Two Teams, One Rivalry
  • Richard Goldstein, Superstars and Screwballs: 100 Years of Brooklyn Baseball
  • Peter Golenbock, Bums: An Oral History of the Brooklyn Dodgers
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin, Wait Till Next Year: A Memoir
  • Frank Graham, The Brooklyn Dodgers: An Informal History
  • Orel Hershiser with Jerry B. Jenkins, Out Of The Blue
  • Donald Honig, The Los Angeles Dodgers: Their First Quarter Century
  • Roger Kahn, The Boys of Summer
  • Roger Kahn, The Era 1947–1957: When the Yankees, the Giants and the Dodgers Ruled the World
  • Mark Langill, The Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Tommy Lasorda with David Fisher, The Artful Dodger
  • Jane Leavy, Sandy Koufax: A Lefty's Legacy
  • Joseph McCauley, Ebbets Field: Brooklyn's Baseball Shrine
  • William McNeil, The Dodgers Encyclopedia
  • Tom Meany (editor), The Artful Dodgers
  • Andrew Paul Mele, A Brooklyn Dodgers Reader
  • John J. Monteleone (editor), Branch Rickey's Little Blue Book
  • Thomas Oliphant, Praying for Gil Hodges: A Memoir of the 1955 World Series and One Family's Love of the Brooklyn Dodgers
  • David Plaut, Chasing October: The Dodgers-Giants Pennant Race of 1962
  • Carl E. Prince, Brooklyn's Dodgers: The Bums, The Borough and The Best of Baseball
  • Jackie Robinson, I Never Had It Made
  • Gene Schoor, The Complete Dodgers Record Book
  • Gene Schoor, The Pee Wee Reese Story
  • Duke Snider with Bill Gilbert, The Duke of Flatbush
  • Michael Shapiro, The Last Good Season: Brooklyn, The Dodgers, and Their Final Pennant Race Together
  • Glen Stout, The Dodgers: 120 Years of Dodgers Baseball
  • Neil J. Sullivan, The Dodgers Move West
  • Jules Tygiel, Baseball's Great Experiment: Jackie Robinson and His Legacy
  • John Weaver, Los Angeles: The Enormous Village, 1781–1981

See also

References

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  2. ^ a b Bernado, Leonard; Weiss, Jennifer (2006). Brooklyn By Name: From Bedford-Stuyvesant to Flatbush Avenue, And From Ebbetts Field To Williamsburg. New York: New York University Press. p. 81. 
  3. ^ "Dodgers Timeline". Los Angeles Dodgers. http://losangeles.dodgers.mlb.com/la/history/timeline07.jsp. Retrieved 2008-09-22. 
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  9. ^ "Buccaneers Rout Sleepy Superbas". New York Times. http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=9E04EFDA1F31E733A05757C1A96F9C946796D6CF. Retrieved 2008-10-08. 
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  11. ^ http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1920_World_Series_program.jpg
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  13. ^ Baxter, Kevin (April 16, 2008). "Dodgers lead the league in Asian players". Los Angeles Times. http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-dodrep17apr17,1,930146.story. Retrieved 2008-04-17. 
  14. ^ "Ballparks of Baseball: MLB Attendance". http://www.ballparksofbaseball.com/attendance.htm. 
  15. ^ Jayson Addcox (July 4, 2007). "Dodgers surpass attendance milestone". MLB.com. http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20070703&content_id=2064843&vkey=news_mlb&fext=.jsp&c_id=mlb. Retrieved 2008-02-15. 
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  17. ^ a b c d e "Vin Scully Retrospective". Los Angeles Dodgers. http://losangeles.dodgers.mlb.com/la/history/vin_scully_tribute/career_highlights.jsp. Retrieved 2009-02-12. 
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  19. ^ a b c "Charley Steiner will do radio only for the Dodgers". Los Angeles Dodgers. http://www.latimes.com/sports/baseball/mlb/la-sp-media13-2008dec13,0,6150118.story. Retrieved 2009-02-12. 
  20. ^ KABC-TV:Dodger Stadium Debuts New Parking Plan Mar. 29, 2007 Retrieved April 8, 2007

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The Los Angeles Dodgers are a Major League Baseball team in Los Angeles, California, USA. The team plays in the West Division of the National League. The team played in Brooklyn, New York when it was started in 1883, where it was known as the Brooklyn Dodgers, before moving to Los Angeles before the 1958 season. They play in Dodger Stadium, which was built in 1962.

The Dodgers have been to the World Series 21 times, and won it six times: 1955, 1959, 1963, 1965, 1981, and 1988

Many famous baseball players have played for the Dodgers, including:

  • Jackie Robinson, the first African-American in the Major Leagues
  • Sandy Koufax
  • Don Drysdale
  • Roy Campanella
  • Pee Wee Reese
  • Fernando Valunzuela
  • Kirk Gibson
  • Steve Garvey
  • Mike Piazza

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