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1920 Dodgers

Chronicling the 1920 Brooklyn Dodgers (or Robins, if you prefer), who reached the second World Series in franchise history.

A World Series triple play

The Brooklyn Dodgers lost the final three games of the 1920 World Series, 100 years ago last week, including hitting into the only unassisted triple play in the history of the Fall Classic.

The 1920 World Series begins

The 1920 Brooklyn Dodgers got to the World Series, where they battled the Cleveland Indians in a best-of-9 series. Here is a review of the first four games, the first week of the Fall Classic.

1920: Brooklyn clinches the pennant

100 years ago this week, the Brooklyn Dodgers clinched their second National League pennant in the 20th century, outlasting the New York Giants in the final week of the season.

Walk-offs in Brooklyn

100 years ago this week, the 1920 Brooklyn Dodgers won three of four games, closing in on a World Series trip, thanks in part to a pair of two walk-off wins.

Closing in

Burleigh Grimes pitched two complete-game wins as the 1920 Brooklyn Dodgers last week closed in on the National League pennant.

A crowd-pleasing winning streak

100 years ago last week, the 1920 Brooklyn Dodgers won 8 of 10 games and regained the top spot in the National League.

Shutouts & streaks

A look back at the last week for the 1920 Brooklyn Dodgers, with shutouts by Burleigh Grimes and Leon Cadore keeping them in first place in the National League.

Back on top in the NL

Five wins in seven games in the last week for the 1920 Brooklyn Dodgers placed them back atop the National League standings as the pennant race heats up.

Brotherly love

Brooklyn split their four games last week in 1920, but the two losses in Cincinnati dropped the Dodgers behind the Reds in the National League standings.

Zack Wheat on fire

The Dodgers and Reds were tied atop the National League 100 years ago this week, and outfielder Zack Wheat was red hot for Brooklyn.

Sweet, blessed off day

This week for the 1920 Brooklyn Dodgers, they lost three of five games, but remain in first place in the National League.

Cincinnati tightens pennant chase with Brooklyn

The 1920 National League pennant race between Brooklyn and Cincinnati is tightening up with two months to go in the season.

1920 Dodgers Week 15: Running on fumes

The Brooklyn Dodgers 100 years ago this week dropped five out of seven games thanks to uncharacteristically bad pitching.

1920 Dodgers Week 14: Road warriors

100 years ago this week, the Brooklyn Dodgers won eight of nine games over seven days on the road in St. Louis, Chicago, and Cincinnati.

Brooklyn’s 1920 first-half All-Stars

There wasn’t an All-Star Game in 1920, but if there was, here are Brooklyn Dodgers who might have made it to the National League squad.

A tough stretch

The Dodgers stumbled to a 4-4 record during this week in 1920, including their longest losing streak of the season.

Ironman Ivy Olson takes a seat

A look back at the 1920 Brooklyn Dodgers, who last week 100 years ago saw shortstop Ivy Olson get hit by a pitch and miss time for the first time in nearly three years.

More rain, more extra innings

More rainouts and more extra innings this week 100 years ago for the Brooklyn Dodgers, who dropped three of four games.

Getting the band back together

The Brooklyn Dodgers got Zack Wheat and Ed Konetchy back in the lineup 100 years ago this week.

Back in first place

A red-hot Dodgers offense guided Brooklyn to six wins in seven games, and tied for first place in the National League at the end of this week in 1920.

Pitchers hitting, throwing complete games & playing 1B

The Brooklyn Dodgers pitchers were heavily relied upon in 1920, pitching a ton of complete games. Some of them also hit, even well enough to play other positions.

Rain, rain go away

The Brooklyn Dodgers had 4 more rainouts this week, bringing them up to 13 rainouts in the first 39 days of the season.

More rain, and more extra innings

A look at the 1920 Brooklyn Dodgers, for week of May 9-15, games against the Phillies, Cubs, and Cardinals

An overworked pitching staff

The Dodgers continued their extra-inning ways in a week they lost 4 of 5 games, including three extra-inning losses and a stretch of 58 innings in 3 days, including 2 travel days.

The longest game in major league history

100 years ago today, on May 1, 1920, Leon Cadore of the Dodgers and Joe Oeschger of the Braves each pitched 26 innings, setting a major league record in a game that was called due to darkness in a 1-1 tie.

1920 Dodgers Week 2: Vaulting into first place

Looking back at this week from 1920, the Dodgers vaulted into first place thanks to strong weeks from Burleigh Grimes, Zack Wheat, and a foreboding pitching duel between Leon Cadore and Joe Oeschger.

Reviewing the 1920 Dodgers week by week

Looking back at the 1920 Dodgers week by week, the second pennant winner in franchise history.