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Los Angeles Dodgers in History (Part 4)

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  • 1990-08-19 Dodger Jose Offerman hits HR in his 1st at bat

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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

USARodney King Riots

1992-05-01 Los Angeles Dodgers postpone 3 MLB games due to racial riots over the infamous Rodney King beating

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Damage in Los Angeles after the 1992 riots, which killed 63 people and caused over $1 billion in damages
Damage in Los Angeles after the 1992 riots, which killed 63 people and caused over $1 billion in damages
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  • 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 A win and a loss for MLB expansion teams in their debut games; Florida Marlins beat LA Dodgers, 6-3 in Miami; the Colorado Rockies lose to Mets, 3-0 in NYC
  • 1993-04-06 Florida Marlins 1st lost ever (4-2 to LA Dodgers)
  • 1993-07-07 Lenny Dykstra hits bases loaded 2-run double to end Phillies 7, LA Dodgers 6 in 20 innings in Philadelphia
  • 1993-07-24 Met Vince Coleman injures 3 when he throws cherry bomb at Dodger fans
  • 1994-04-04 LA Dodger Darryl Strawberry begins substance abuse treatment
  • 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
  • 1995-07-02 LA Dodgers pitcher Hideo Nomo is first Japanese player to be selected for a MLB All Star game when he is named in the NL squad
  • 1995-07-14 LA Dodger Ramon Martinez no-hits the Florida Marlins 7-0
  • 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)

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1996-07-29 MLB Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda retires, with a record of 1599-1439, 4 National League Pennants, and 2 World Series championships.

Baseball Pitcher and Manager Tommy Lasorda
Baseball Pitcher and Manager
Tommy Lasorda
  • 1996-07-30 Tommy Lasoda retires as LA Dodger manager
  • 1996-09-17 Dodger Hideo Nomo no-hits Colorado Rockies, 9-0 at Coors Field
  • 1996-09-29 San Diego Padres sweep LA Dodgers in race for NL West title
  • 1996-11-06 LA Dodger Todd Hollandsworth wins NL Rookie of Year
  • 1997-06-01 LA Dodger Wilton Guerrero's bat breaks, revealing it is corked
  • 1997-08-15 L.A. Dodgers retire Tommy Lasorda's #2
  • 1997-09-21 Mike Piazza is 2nd to hit a HR out of Dodger Stadium

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

2001-10-03 San Diego outfielder Rickey Henderson scores a run in the 3rd inning of the Padres' 12-5 loss to LA Dodgers to tie the MLB record of 2,245 runs scored held by the legendary Ty Cobb

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

2001-10-05 Barry Bonds hits his 71st and 72nd home runs in 11-10 loss v LA Dodgers at Pacific Bell Park; breaks Mark McGwire's MLB single season HR record

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds
  • 2003-06-23 Barry Bonds steals second base against the LA Dodgers, becoming the first player in MLB history to have 500 career homers and 500 steals
  • 2007-11-01 Joe Torre, the winningest manager in MLB postseason history, moves from one storied franchise (NY Yankees) to another (LA Dodgers), agreeing to a 3-year, $13 million contract
  • 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
  • 2014-01-15 LA Dodgers sign pitcher Clayton Kershaw to the biggest deal in baseball history, a 7-year, $215 million package averaging $30.7 million per season
  • 2015-12-01 After finishing the season with the largest payroll in MLB history at $298.3 million, the Los Angeles Dodgers are assigned the largest luxury tax bill ever, $43.7 million

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2016-10-02 Veteran broadcaster Vin Scully calls his final LA Dodgers game (7-1 loss in SF) after a record 67 MLB seasons

Sportscaster Vin Scully
Vin Scully

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2017-11-01 World Series Baseball: Houston Astros win their first ever title; beat LA Dodgers, 5-1 in Game 7 at Dodger Stadium; MVP: Astros outfielder George Springer III

Baseball Player José Altuve
Baseball Player
José Altuve
  • 2018-10-26 Longest Baseball World Series game by both innings and time; LA Dodgers beat Boston Red Sox, 3-2 in the 18th inning (7 hours, 20 mins) in Game 3 at Dodger Stadium with Max Muncy walk-off homer
  • 2018-10-27 LA Dodgers beat the Boston Red Sox, 3-2 in Game 3 of baseball's World Series; a record 46 players used by both teams; Boston go on to win 4 games to 1
  • 2018-10-28 World Series Baseball: Boston Red Sox beats LA Dodgers, 5-1 in Game 5 at Dodger Stadium to win 9th title in franchise history; MVP: Boston utility Steve Pearce
  • 2020-10-27 World Series Baseball: LA Dodgers beat Tampa Bay Rays, 3-1 in Game 6 at Globe Life Field, Arlington to win first title in 32 years; MVP: Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager

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