Dodgers History & Records

A look throughout history at the Los Angeles Dodgers as well as the Brooklyn Dodgers, including records and notable games, seasons, and careers.

All-Star Game numbers & milestones

As Yasiel Puig, Clayton Kershaw, Zack Greinke and Dee Gordon get ready for Tuesday night's All-Star Game, here are some things to shoot for at Target Field in Minnesota.

Don't forget about Newcombe's scoreless streak

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We know about Orel Hershiser's 59 innings, Don Drysdale's 58 innings, and Clayton Kershaw's current 36-inning scoreless streak. But almost nobody mentions Don Newcombe's 39 scoreless innings for...

The sad Dodgers Home Run Derby history

There is a chance Yasiel Puig will be invited to participate in the 2014 Home Run Derby. If so, he doesn't have to do much to make a dent in the Dodgers derby record book.

Farewell, Bobby Castillo

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The Dodgers lost another former player on Monday as 59-year-old Bobby Castillo, who pitched for the Dodgers from 1977-81 and 1985, passed away in Los Angeles.

Kershaw no-hitter, by the numbers

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A look at Clayton Kershaw's no-hitter, by the numbers.

Kershaw's masterpiece theater

Clayton Kershaw painted his masterpiece on Wednesday night, throwing his first no-hitter in leading the Dodgers to an 8-0 shutout and a sweep of the Rockies at Dodger Stadium.

Bob Welch dies of heart attack

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Longtime Dodgers pitcher Bob Welch, drafted by the team in 1977 and a part of four division winners and two pennant winners in Los Angeles, passed away of a heart attack on Monday at his home in...

Puig falls just short of Howard, Piazza HR record

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Yasiel Puig has 30 home runs in 162 career games, behind only Frank Howard and Mike Piazza for most home runs by a Dodger in their first 162 games.

Memorable Dodgers first round picks

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A look back at Dodgers first-round MLB Draft picks from 40 years ago, 35 years ago, 25 years ago and 20 years ago.

The 22-inning game in Houston in 1989

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25 years ago today, the Dodgers and Astros played for seven hours, 14 minutes, the longest game in National League history. The 22-inning game ended with a third baseman on the mound for the...

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365 days of Puig

The Los Angeles Dodgers have now enjoyed the exploits of Yasiel Puig for exactly one year. How does Puig's "season" compare to the best offensive rookie campaigns in Dodgers history? Or in...

Yasiel Puig, superstar

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Yasiel Puig, the Dodgers' best player, is still a week away from one full year in the major leagues. He has put up historic numbers in his first 12 months in the majors, and his May has thus far...

No hitter for Josh Beckett, Dodgers win 6-0

Josh Beckett made his 20th career start against the Phillies a great one as he pitches the first no-hitter in the majors this year.

Hershiser, Conte fondly remember Jobe

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Longtime Dodgers pitcher and current broadcaster Orel Hershiser and current team trainer Stan Conte had fond remembrances of Dr. Frank Jobe, who passed away Thursday.

The time Steve Yeager stole home

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The longtime Dodgers catcher wasn't known for his speed, but he had a memorable moment 38 years ago at Dodger Stadium. Steve Yeager stole home.

Hershiser & Kershaw, 25 years apart

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The more baseball changes, the more it stays the same. A comparison of Orel Hershiser & Clayton Kershaw, both of whom defending Cy Young Award winners who avoided arbitration a year before free...

Torre, John, Garvey HOF expansion era finalists

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Joe Torre, Tommy John and Steve Garvey, all three with Dodgers ties, are among 12 finalists to be voted on by a panel during the MLB winter meetings on December 9.

Among the oldest of baseball rules doom Dodgers

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Mickey Owen, Hugh Casey and Tommy Henrich forever linked in baseball history

How merchandising brought back an MLB tradition

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For a uniform historian, 1987 is the year the Los Angeles Dodgers stopped being a holdout and started being a trendsetters; MLB hurried to return to a traditional look.

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

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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.

1988 World Series Game 4: Jay Howell's redemption

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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.

1988 World Series Game 3: McGwire, Tudor walk off

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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.

The story behind the Dodgers' red numbers

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The red numbers on the front of the Dodger uniforms is as story that has become as much legend as it has become fact. What is the true story behind one of baseball's most famous idiosyncrasies?

1988 World Series Game 2: Orel does it all

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Orel Hershiser won his 25th game of 1988 and pitched his 10th shutout of the season with a 6-0 victory over the A's 25 years ago Wednesday, as the Dodgers took a 2-0 lead in the 1988 World Series.

1988 World Series Game 1: Kirk Gibson goes deep

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Kirk Gibson hit his historic game-winning home run against Dennis Eckersley 25 years ago Tuesday, giving the Dodgers a dramatic 5-4 victory over the A's in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series.

Down 2-0 is nothing new to Dodgers

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The Dodgers have won three of the previous eight best-of-7 series that they trailed two games to none. Seven previous times the Dodgers have lost the first two games on the road in a best-of-7...

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