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.
J.D. Martinez hit a two-run home run Thursday at Coors Field, giving the Dodgers four players with 100 RBI — joining Mookie Betts, Freddie Freeman, and Max Muncy — for the first time in franchise history.
Our look back at the 1963 Dodgers sees them sweep the Cardinals in St. Louis in the penultimate week of the season, closing in on the National League pennant.
This week in the 1963 Dodgers, Sandy Koufax broke his own National League strikeout record as the Dodgers try to hold off the hard-charging Cardinals in the National League standings.
A look back at Johnny Frederick, whose 52 doubles in his rookie season in 1929 for Brooklyn stood as the Dodgers record for 94 years until Freddie Freeman passed him on Friday.
This week in the 1963 Dodgers, Jim Gilliam hit two home runs, one outside of the park and one inside.
This week in 1963, Sandy Koufax won his 20th game for the first time in his career, the first Dodgers left-handed pitcher to win 20 games since Preacher Roe for Brooklyn a dozen years earlier.
Dodgers first baseman Freddie Freeman broke the Los Angeles team record with 50 doubles in a season, surpassing Shawn Green’s 2003 campaign. The franchise record is also within striking distance, with Johnny Frederick hitting 52 doubles for Brooklyn in 1929. There are 33 games remaining in this season.
Sandy Koufax allowed only one run in each of his two starts this week for the 1963 Dodgers, but didn’t get the run support to earn his 20th win just yet. He pitched 12 innings in one game, and was pulled with two outs in the ninth inning in the other, much to his chagrin.
Mookie Betts is on fire in August and is hitting over .400 over the last two months. Here’s how his hot streak compares to other long stretches in Dodgers history.
A look back at this week in the 1963 Dodgers, including hot weeks at the plate from Tommy Davis and Frank Howard, both now wearing eyeglasses, plus sterling relief from 19-year-old rookie Dick Calmus.
This week in the 1963 Dodgers, Don Drysdale struck out 19 in two complete-game wins, while Maury Wills and Frank Howard paced the offense.
The 1963 Dodgers won four of six games this week 60 years ago, with Johnny Podres taking a no-hitter into the ninth inning in Houston, Sandy Koufax winning both starts including his 10th shutout, and Tommy Davis heating up at the plate.
Looking back at the 1963 Dodgers sixty years ago this week, Ron Fairly and Wally Moon had big weeks at the plate, Sandy Koufax took a perfect game into the seventh inning and extended his scoreless streak to 33 innings, and the Dodgers played 9 games in 7 days in 3 cities.
Sandy Koufax pitched a third straight shutout to set a Dodgers record for consecutive scoreless innings. Strong pitching overall, including two wins by Johnny Podres, fueled Los Angeles to a seven-game win streak.
The All-Star break arrived in 1963, and Dodgers pitchers propelled the team into first place atop the National League, with Sandy Koufax, Don Drysdale, and a newly-healthy Johnny Podres leading the way.
This week in the 1963 Dodgers, a classic duel at Dodger Stadium between Don Drysdale and Warren Spahn, clutch performances from Jim Gilliam and Ron Perranoski, and Tommy Davis was voted to start the All-Star Game.
A look back at this week in the 1963 Dodgers, when Sandy Koufax won both starts and extended his scoreless streak to 26 innings, and Jim Gilliam hit a home run to beat the first-place Cardinals.
On the 50th anniversary of the first game started together by Steve Garvey, Davey Lopes, Ron Cey, and Bill Russell, an appreciation of the legendary Dodgers infield that stayed together for eight and a half years and went to four World Series together.
Dodgers left-hander Nick Willhite pitched a shutout in his major league debut 60 years ago this week. Maury Wills was on fire at the plate with a hit in more than half his at-bats. And Sandy Koufax pitched another shutout at Dodger Stadium.
Maury Wills returned from a toe injury 60 years ago this week to lead the 1963 Dodgers to a five-game win streak and back into first place atop the National League.
Looking back at the 1963 Dodgers, Maury Wills injured his toe, the Dodgers committed several errors during a four-game losing skid, and a game got suspended in Milwaukee because of soupy fog.
Looking back at a 1988 game between the Dodgers and Mets that was televised nationally on ABC’s ‘Monday Night Baseball,’ until rain delayed the game for 34 minutes and ABC refused to switch back to the game.
In a week that saw the 1963 Dodgers run their win streak to eight before losing a series to the Giants, Sandy Koufax was shelled in a one-out start, but Don Drysdale pitched two complete games and Tommy Davis hit nearly .500 in a winning week for Los Angeles.
Bobby Miller won his major league debut in Atlanta on Tuesday, just the 13th Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher to win their first game in the major leagues.