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L.A. Dodgers

Since moving to Los Angeles, the Dodgers have gained a special place in the hearts and minds of Angelenos. Now as they vie for a World Series title, let's celebrate the people and stories that have made these boys in blue an essential part of L.A. living.
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This Legendary Dodgers Announcer Will Retire 2022 | Sept. 28
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This Legendary Dodgers Announcer Will Retire 2022 | Sept. 28

Today, Longtime Dodgers broadcaster Jaime Jarrín announced he will retire in 2022.
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Dodgers Stories: 6 Decades in LA

Fernandomania: Los Angeles Falls In Love with Fernando Valenzuela

In the 1980s, 19-year-old Fernando Valenzuela was discovered playing in the Mexican leagues and was recruited to Los Angeles.
Newly elected councilwoman Rosalind Weiner (now Rosalind Weiner Wyland) with her family. | LA Herald Examiner Photo Collection, Los Angeles Public Library
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Dodgers Stories: 6 Decades in LA

Roz Wyman: Without Her, the Dodgers Wouldn’t Be Here

Rosalind Wiener Wyman, the youngest person ever elected to the L.A. City Council and the second woman to serve there, began pursuing the Dodgers relentlessly when she heard the team was looking for a new home.
Rosalind Wyman checks home base and the general view at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in preparation to receive the Dodgers for Opening Day. | Los Angeles Examiner/USC Libraries/Corbis via Getty Images
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Dodgers Stories: 6 Decades in LA

The Strong Women Who Shaped Roz Wyman, an L.A. Legend

Nancy Pelosi, Dianne Feinstein and Helen Gahagan Douglas, are only some of the strong female forces who have formed the circle of influence surrounding Rosalind Wyman, the woman responsible for bringing the Dodgers to L.A. in the 1950s.
Richard Aller, peanut vendor, holds a fistful of roasted nuts | Photo by Kirk McKoy/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
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Dodgers Stories: 6 Decades in LA

Beyond the Dugout: Five Important People In Dodger History Who Weren't On the Field

When people talk about baseball greats, it is usually a discussion of the players. Yet there are legends in the stands as well. 
The Dodgers and White Sox line up for the national anthem before game 3 of the 1959 World Series.
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Photos from the 1959 World Series, L.A.'s First

The Dodgers then called home the cavernous Coliseum, which seated more than 92,000. They beat the White Sox four games to two.
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Once Upon a Time in Chavez Ravine

Did the Dodgers evict a Mexican-American neighborhood to make way for their stadium? The truth is more nuanced than what you've heard.
The Los Angeles Baseball Club, circa 1884. Courtesy of the USC Libraries - California Historical Society Collection
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This Was L.A. Baseball in the 1880s

The western accents of the Los Angeles Base Ball Club's uniforms seemed to reflect the team's pride in its home city and its western roots.
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