Los Angeles Dodgers in History (Part 3)

Events in Sport

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  • 1982-08-18 Longest baseball game at Wrigley Field in Chicago IL, ends after 22 innings - before LA Dodgers beat Cubs 2-1 (game started Aug 17th)
  • 1983-03-10 Walter Alston, Dodgers manager, elected to Hall of Fame
  • 1983-08-19 Dodgers trade Dave Stewart & Ricky Wright to Texas for Rick Honeycut
  • 1983-10-08 MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 3 games to 1
  • 1985-10-16 MLB National League Championship: St. Louis Cardinals beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 games to 2
  • 1986-10-24 Dodgers' Bill Russell, 38, announces his retirement
  • 1988-01-29 Detroit's Kirk Gibson signs a 3-year contract with Dodgers
  • 1988-09-16 Cincinnati Reds Tom Browning pitches a perfect game, beats LA Dodgers, 1-0
  • 1988-10-12 MLB National League Championship: Los Angeles Dodgers beat New York Mets, 4 games to 3
  • 1988-10-15 With 2 outs in bottom of 9th, an injured Kirk Gibson hits dramatic 2 run HR to gives Dodgers a 5-4 win in 1st game of World Series
  • 1988-10-20 LA Dodgers beat Oakland A's in baseball's 85th World Series 4 games to 1
  • 1988-11-15 Dodgers outfielder Kirk Gibson wins NL MVP Award

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1988-12-04 Orioles trade veteran 1B Eddie Murray to the Dodgers

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray
  • 1989-02-16 Dodgers pitcher Orel Hershiser signs $7.9M-3 year contract
  • 1989-06-03 Houston Astros beat LA Dodgers, 5-4, in 22 innings (7:14:09)
  • 1989-08-23 LA Dodgers beat Montreal Expos, 1-0, in 22 innings (Rick Dempsey HR)
  • 1989-08-28 Frank Viola & Mets outduel Orel Hershiser & Dodgers 1-0
  • 1990-05-14 46th time opposing pitchers hit HR, Valenzuela (Dodgers)/Gross (Expos)

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1990-11-08 Darryl Strawberry signs 5-year contract with LA Dodgers

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry
  • 1991-07-26 Expo's Mark Gardner no hits Dodgers for 9 innings, but loses in 10th

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1992-05-01 LA Dodgers postpone 3 games due to racial riots over Rodney King beating

Victim of Police Violence Rodney King
Victim of Police Violence
Rodney King
  • 1992-08-03 Dodgers win 3,000th game since moving to Los Angeles (3,000-2,531)
  • 1992-08-17 Kevin Gross of Dodgers tosses only 9-inning no-hitter of season, a 2-0
  • 1992-09-27 LA Dodgers for 1st time in history clinch last place
  • 1993-04-05 Florida Marlins 1st game - beat LA Dodgers 6-3
  • 1993-04-06 Florida Marlins 1st lost ever (4-2 to LA Dodgers)
  • 1993-10-03 Giants need to beat Dodgers to force a playoff game with Braves for NL West title, but Dodgers destroy Giants 12-1, Giants end year 103-59
  • 1994-04-08 Atlanta Brave Kent Mercker no-hits Dodgers, 6-0
  • 1994-05-21 Reds bat out of order against Dodgers in 2nd inning
  • 1995-08-10 Dodgers leading 2-1 in 9th forfeit game to Cards, fans become unruly
  • 1996-07-09 All star MVP: Mike Piazza (LA Dodgers)
  • 1996-07-30 Tommy Lasoda retires as LA Dodger manager
  • 1996-09-29 SD Padres sweep LA Dodgers in race for NL West title
  • 1997-08-15 LA Dodgers retire Tommy Lasorda's #2

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2003-06-23 Barry Bonds steals second base against the Los Angeles Dodgers, becoming the first player in MLB history to have 500 career home runs and 500 career steals

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds
  • 2008-10-15 MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 games to 1
  • 2009-10-21 MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 games to 1
  • 2012-05-01 Guggenheim Partners make the largest ever purchase of a sports franchise after buying the Los Angeles Dodgers for $2.1 billion
  • 2013-10-18 MLB National League Championship: St. Louis Cardinals beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 games to 2

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2016-10-02 Vin Scully broadcasts his last Dodgers game after a record 67 seasons

Sportscaster Vin Scully
Sportscaster
Vin Scully

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