Los Angeles Dodgers

baseball team and Major League Baseball franchise in Los Angeles, California, United States

The Los Angeles Dodgers or LA Dodgers are the professional baseball team based in Los Angeles, California. They complete in Major League Baseball (MLB). The team played in the West Division of the National League. They play in Dodger Stadium. The team began play in Brooklyn, New York, starting in 1883. The team had several informal nicknames over the years, including the "Atlantics", the "Bridegrooms", the "Superbas" and the "Robins". The name "Dodgers" was first used in the 1890s. It was short for "Trolley Dodgers".

Los Angeles Dodgers
2020 Los Angeles Dodgers season
Established in 1883
Based in Los Angeles since 1958
Colors
  • blue, white
Name
  • Los Angeles Dodgers ([[{{{y3}}} in baseball|{{{y3}}}]]–present)

The Brooklyn Dodgers played in several ballparks. The most famous of them was Ebbets Field, their home from 1913 through 1958. In 1959 they moved to Los Angeles. They played in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for four years. In 1962 they opened Dodger Stadium, and have played there ever since.

The Dodgers have been to the World Series 22 times, and won it six times: 1955, 1959, 1963, 1965, 1981, 1988 and 2020. Most recently, they were in the World Series in 2017 and 2018 and lost to the Houston Astros and the Boston Red Sox, respectively. They will play in the World Series in 2020, facing the Tampa Bay Rays.

Many famous baseball players have played for the Dodgers, including:

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