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 26 review: Clinching the NL West

After winning the NL West, the Dodgers will face the Mets in the NLCS.

Hershiser passes Drysdale w/59 scoreless innings


With 10 scoreless inning in San Diego, one legendary Dodgers right-handed pitcher joined another 25 years ago.

1988 Dodgers Week 25 review: Magic number now 1

The Dodgers pitched two shutouts against the Astros, won once against the Padres and took two of three games against the Giants during the week, and clinched at least a tie for the National League...

Today in Dodgers history: Hershiser's streak at 49


Orel Hershiser's fifth straight shutout was against the Giants and was helped by a controversial call, just like Don Drysdale's fifth straight shutout in 1968.

Orel Hershiser extends streak to 40 innings


Hershiser wins his 22nd, beating Astros 1-0. Hershiser's season record against Houston was 4-1 with a 1.80 ERA in those 5 starts.

1988 Dodgers Week 24 review: A perfect game

The Dodgers lowered their magic number to clinch the National League West to six. The only loss in the last week was a perfect game pitched by Tom Browning of the Reds.

Orel Hershiser extends streak to 31 innings


The Dodgers ace won his career-high 21st game with his second win over the Braves in 10 days. Against Atlanta on the season, Hershiser is 5-0 with a 1.29 ERA in five starts.

1988 Dodgers Week 23 review: Closing in on NL West


The Dodgers hold a five-game divisional lead with 21, maybe 20 games left to play, depending on whether or not the team will need to make up the Sept. 4 rainout in New York.

Kirk Gibson reflects on his World Series home run


One of the most iconic moments in baseball history was remembered on Tuesday at Dodger Stadium, nearly 25 full years after it happened.

1988 Dodgers: Orel Hershiser wins 20, streak at 22


Hershiser threw his second consecutive shutout to beat the Reds, and became the first right-handed pitcher to win 20 games for the Dodgers since Don Sutton in 1976. Hershiser's scoreless inning...

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