Getty Images

1988 World Series: Dodgers vs. Athletics

The Los Angeles Dodgers (94-67) were heavy underdogs in the 1988 World Series against the Oakland Athletics (104-58), but managed to ride the arm of Orel Hershiser and one swing by Kirk Gibson to a five-game triumph.

  • Live
5 Total Updates since October 18, 2013
  • Important 5
  • Articles 5
  • All Updates 5

1988 World Series Game 5: Hershiser closes out A's

In one of the biggest World Series upsets of all-time, the Dodgers closed out the A's in five games behind the best pitcher on the planet.

Continue

1988 World Series Game 4: Jay Howell's redemption

Thanks to offensive production from a patchwork lineup and some excellent relief from their struggling closer, the Dodgers took a 3-1 World Series lead over the A's on Oct. 19, 1988.

Continue

1988 World Series Game 3: McGwire, Tudor walk off

For the second time in three games, the 1988 World Series featured a walk-off home run. But in Game 3, this one didn't go the Dodgers' way.

Continue

1988 World Series Game 2: Orel does it all

Hershiser allowed three hits to the A's on Oct. 16, 1988, and matched that production with three hits of his own at the plate, leading the Dodgers to a 2-0 lead in the World Series.

Continue

1988 World Series Game 1: Kirk Gibson goes deep

On Oct. 15, 1988, both league MVPs hit home runs for their only hit of the World Series. One was just a little more memorable than the other.

Continue
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join True Blue LA

You must be a member of True Blue LA to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at True Blue LA. You should read them.

Join True Blue LA

You must be a member of True Blue LA to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at True Blue LA. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9351_tracker