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.

Recent Dodger history when leading into September


How do the Dodgers do when leading into September in the Wild Card era

Jansen 6th Dodger with 100 saves


Kenley Jansen struck out two in a perfect ninth inning on Wednesday to beat the Diamondbacks, becoming the sixth Dodgers pitcher with 100 career saves.

Dodgers threatening franchise doubles record


The Dodgers need just over two doubles per game to beat their franchise record for doubles in a season. They are on pace for 298 doubles on the season, which would rank third all-time in franchise...

Seager closing in on doubles milestone


Dodgers minor league shortstop Corey Seager has 48 doubles with seven games remaining on Double-A Chattanooga's schedule. With two more doubles, he would be the third Dodgers minor leaguer in 75...

Joc Pederson joins 30-30 club


Joc Pederson stole a base on Saturday night, becoming the first Pacific Coast League player in 80 years to hit 30 home runs and steal 30 bases in the same season.

Jansen racking up saves


Kenley Jansen is quietly piling up the saves at a highly successful rate, heading toward a top season for Dodgers relievers, and closing in on his 100th career save.

LA Dodgers minor league 20-20 seasons


As Joc Pederson closes in on a potential 30-30 season, he is already in select company among LA Dodgers minor leaguers, joining Mike Marshall as the only ones with two 20-20 seasons.

Kershaw piling up the strikeouts


Clayton Kershaw struck out 10 batters on Thursday night, and the ace continues to climb the charts in the Dodgers record book and even though he missed five weeks has an outside shot at the league...

Position-by-position LA Dodgers home run records


The Los Angeles Dodgers have employed a fair number of power hitters over the last 56 seasons. How do they rank position-by-position? And why does Von Joshua get discussed?


The last 30-30 season in the PCL


Dodgers minor league outfielder Joc Pederson has 27 home runs and 26 stolen bases with 19 games remaining for Triple-A Albuquerque, closing in on the first 30-30 season in the Pacific Coast League...

20 years ago: Dodgers win final game before strike


The final game of the worst baseball season ever was 20 years ago today, with the Dodgers beating the Reds 2-0 behind Ramon Martinez and Tim Wallach in the final game before the 1994 baseball strike.

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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...

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


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


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.

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