Celebrating 60 Years in Los Angeles: A Crash Course on How the Dodgers Left Brooklyn

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The year is 1957. It’s been 10 years since the world was introduced to Jackie Robinson. Brooklyn, New York is the epitome of a baseball town. Ebbets Field has spent the entirety of it’s season being home to some of the strongest fans, and loudest cheers in New York.

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Ohtani Intrigue a Welcome Reminder of Dodgers’ Biggest Rivalries

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One pleasantly unexpected development in Los Angeles Dodgers world last week was the high and hard shade thrown by Our Guys towards the Angels’ Shohei Ohtani.

You know, Shohei Ohtani—the rookie pitcher who can’t hold the Tijuana Toros to under six runs in four innings. The guy who was supposed to be the new Babe Ruth.

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The Greatness of Corey Seager, Appreciated

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The Corey Seager experience has been a little subdued this spring.

The 2016 National League Rookie of the Year has a sore elbow that has lingered since the second half of the 2017 season. He served as the Los Angeles Dodgers’ designated hitter in the defending NL champs’ 13-5 win over the White Sox in the preseason opener on Friday, a genuinely strange sight. Seager then sat out on Saturday with a stomach illness. 

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Recalling Five of the Worst Trades in Dodgers Recent History

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With the MLB hot stove season about to heat up during the winter meetings this weekend in Orlando, many fans across Dodgertown are envisioning a few potential trade scenarios, and can’t help but recollect some of the more disappointing deals in the history of the Los Angeles Dodgers franchise.

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A Look Back at the 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers

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For those of you fortunate enough to catch the daily broadcasts of the Dodgers on your television, radio or computer these days, you’ve heard many times recently the comparisons of today’s club to the 1953 Brooklyn squad, mainly because the 2017 team has a shot at breaking the single-season win record which stood for 64 years.

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A Letter to My Mom on Mother’s Day: Thank You for Making Me a Dodgers Fan

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My very first major league baseball game was at Dodger Stadium. I was only a year old, and I loved to sing ‘Take Me Out To The Ballgame.” 39 years later, not much has changed, and I owe that all to my mother.

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Players that Dodgers Fans Love to Hate

“And I, get sick when I’m around,
I, can’t stand to be around
I, hate everything about you!
Everything about you, everything about you,
Everything about you”

~Ugly Kid Joe

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We Are Young: Clayton Kershaw’s Top 5 All-Time Performances

“Tonight
We are young
So let’s set the world on fire
We can burn brighter than the sun”

~Fun

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Favorite Dodger Memories

“Memories, pressed between the pages of my mind
Memories, sweetened thru the ages just like wine
Quiet thought come floating down
And settle softly to the ground
Like golden autumn leaves around my feet
I touched them and they burst apart with sweet memories,
Sweet memories”

~Elvis Presley

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Ev’rybody’s Going To Be Happy

“And I know, and I know
And I know that you and me
And I know that you and me be happy
As happy as we can be
Cause I know, I know”

~The Kinks

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