The Dodgers completed their 54th game of the season on Monday, meaning the season has reached the one-third mark.
At this point, the Dodgers have twice as many wins as they have losses, boasting a record of 36-18. They sit atop the National League West with an eight game lead over the San Diego Padres and are as many as 14 games ahead of the last place San Francisco Giants.
Before the Dodgers start playing in the next third, let’s take a trip down memory lane to revisit the best parts of the season so far, both on the field and off. Of course, this is not a comprehensive list of every amazing thing the Dodgers have done this season (that would be a long article), but rather some fun highlights.
Dodgers smack eight home runs on Opening Day
What a way to start the season. Six Dodgers players combined to hit eight home runs, tying a franchise record of home runs hit in a single game. The Dodgers scored a dozen in their first win of the season.
Dave Roberts, Kiké Hernández and Cody Bellinger with matching sweatsuits.
Who knew manager-player bonding could look so stylish?
Dodgers walk-off on Jackie Robinson Day
It was the return of Clayton Kershaw and Joc Pederson hit a two-run home run to put them ahead of the Reds. Plus, these two legends were reunited.
The 2019 version of Pups at the Park
So many cute dogs at Dodger Stadium.
Hyun-Jin Ryu’s shutout and Justin Turner’s three home runs
Yes, this was the same game. This game embodies everything the Dodgers are this season: great pitching and home runs.
Dodger fans sing Happy Birthday to Alex Verdugo
The 23-year-old received the best gift from the fans.
Sound ON.— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) May 16, 2019
The best fans in baseball just sang Happy Birthday to Alex Verdugo...during the game. pic.twitter.com/6CKMZGyc5F
Bellinger, Freese and Seager with grand slams
You asked to see the boss so they sent me. pic.twitter.com/2jiyVav1CH— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) April 3, 2019
Charley Kershaw warming up in Pittsburgh
The right-handed Kershaw? Check back in 18 years.
Charley’s bat flip and t-shirt? pic.twitter.com/70FmgeVpu9— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) May 25, 2019
Last but not least, Cody Bellinger’s amazing game No. 54
Bellinger recorded two outfield assists and smashed a home run. This was his ninth assist and 19th home run this season.
What’s your favorite memory of the Dodgers’ first third of the season? Leave yours in the comments!