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A look back at how the Dodgers formed their World Series winning roster

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A look back at how they got all 28 players

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The Dodgers were finally able to form a roster that could win the World Series. No matter what, these 28 players will always be tied together as 2020 champions. So, who were the 28 players on the roster? And how did the Dodgers create this team of guys? Let’s take a trip down memory lane to see how each player became a Dodger.


Pitchers

Pedro Baez

Pedro Báez signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers as a non-drafted free agent out of Bani, Dominican Republic by assistant general manager Logan White on January 22, 2007, and began his career as a third baseman that season with the Gulf Coast Dodgers.

Walker Buehler

The Dodgers drafted Walker Buehler with the 24th pick in the first round of the 2015 MLB Draft.

Dylan Floro

The Dodgers acquired Dylan Floro from the Cincinnati Reds on July 4, 2018. LA sent James Marinan and Anerurys Zabala to the Reds as part of the deal.

Tony Gonsolin

The Dodgers drafted Tony Gonsolin in the ninth round of the 2016 MLB draft.

Victor Gonzalez

The Dodgers signed Victor Gonzalez as an international free agent on July 2, 2012.

Brusdar Graterol

The Dodgers acquired pitcher Brusdar Graterol, minor league outfielder Luke Raley and the 67th pick in the 2020 First Year Player draft from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for right-handed pitcher Kenta Maeda, minor league catcher Jaír Camargo and cash considerations.

Kenley Jansen

Kenley Jansen was signed as an undrafted free agent catcher by the Dodgers organization on November 17, 2004.

Joe Kelly

The Dodgers signed Joe Kelly as a free-agent in December of 2018.

Clayton Kershaw

Clayton Kershaw was drafted out of high school by the Los Angeles Dodgers with the seventh overall pick of the 2006 amateur draft.

Adam Kolarek

The Dodgers acquired Adam Kolarek from the Tampa Bay Rays on July 31, 2019, in exchange for minor leaguer Niko Hulsizer.

Dustin May

The Dodgers drafted Dustin May in the third-round of the 2016 MLB Draft.

Jake McGee

The Dodgers signed Jake McGee as a free agent on July 21, 2020.

Blake Treinen

The Dodgers signed Blake Treinen to a one-year contract on December 11, 2019.

Julio Urias

The Dodgers signed Julio Urias on August 23, 2012.

Alex Wood

The Dodgers signed Alex Wood to a free-agent contract on January 12, 2020.


Position Players

Austin Barnes

On December 11, 2014, the Dodgers acquired Andrew Heaney, Enrique Hernandez, Chris Hatcher and Austin Barnes from the Marlins in exchange for Dee Gordon, Dan Haren and Miguel Rojas.

Matt Beaty

The Dodgers drafted Matt Beaty in the 12th round of the 2015 MLB Draft.

Cody Bellinger

The Dodgers drafted Cody Bellinger in the fourth round of the 2013 MLB Draft.

Mookie Betts

The Dodgers acquired Mookie Betts, along with David Price from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for Alex Verdugo, Jeter Downs and Connor Wong in February of 2020. (lol this still actually happened)

Enrique Hernandez

On December 11, 2014, the Dodgers acquired Andrew Heaney, Enrique Hernandez, Chris Hatcher and Austin Barnes from the Marlins in exchange for Dee Gordon, Dan Haren and Miguel Rojas.

Max Muncy

The Dodgers signed Max Muncy to a minor-league deal on April 29, 2017.

Joc Pederson

The Dodgers drafted Joc Pederson in the 11th-round of the 2010 MLB Draft.

A.J. Pollock

The Dodgers signed A.J. Pollock to a four-year contract on January 26, 2019.

Edwin Rios

The Dodgers drafted Edwin Rios in the sixth round of the 2015 MLB Draft.

Corey Seager

The Dodgers drafted Corey Seager in the first round of the 2012 MLB Draft.

Will Smith

The Dodgers drafted Will Smith in the first round of the 2016 MLB Draft.

Chris Taylor

The Dodgers acquired Chris Taylor from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for Zach Lee on June 19, 2016.

Justin Turner

The Dodgers signed free-agent Justin Turner to a minor-league contract with an invite to Spring Training in February of 2014.