1988 Dodgers

From Kirk Gibson to Orel Hershiser, with a variety of Stunt Men in between, a complete look back at the 1988 Dodgers, the last team in franchise history to win the World Series.

1988 Dodgers Week 7 review: Griffin breaks hand


The Dodgers lost their starting shortstop for at least a month, had their best hitter use his bat in an unconventional way, and had their highest paid player continue to struggle on the mound. The...

1988 Dodgers Week 6 review: Rain & close games


The Dodgers lost three games in a row for the first time all season, but managed to salvage a .500 week to stay atop the National League West.

1988 Dodgers Week 5 review: Offense on fire


The Dodgers slammed seven home runs and scored 51 runs in six games during the week that saw them move back into first place in the National League West.

1988 Dodgers Week 4 review: Don Sutton wins 322


Sutton, the all-time franchise leader in several pitching categories, picked up his first win in Dodger blue in nearly eight years.

1988 Dodgers Week 3 review: Rain, injuries abound


The Dodgers had rainouts on four straight days, but on the three days they played picked up three wins and outscored their opponents 20-3.

1988 Dodgers Week 2 review: Scioscia stays hot


The Dodgers' catcher reached base in nine of his 16 plate appearances during the week, and is hitting .414 through 12 games on the season.

1988 Dodgers Week 1 review: Orel, Pedro shine


The 1988 Dodgers look to improve upon back-to-back 73-win seasons, and they got off to the right start this week by winning five of their first six games. After splitting with the Giants at Dodger...

Orel Hershiser, the bulldog


It's fitting we end our profiles of the 1988 Dodgers with a look at Orel Hershiser, who carried the team on his back and was untouchable for over two months.

Mike Scioscia, a rock behind the plate


Mike Scioscia hit three home runs all year, but hit a two-run home run in the ninth against Doc Gooden that led to tying the NLCS at two games apiece.

Alejandro Pena, bullpen mainstay


He was slow in his mannerisms, but Alejandro Pena led the Dodgers bullpen in 1988.

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