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.

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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