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Major League Baseball Season Recap 1966

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1966 World Series – Baltimore Orioles AL over Los Angeles Dodgers NL 4 games to 0 World Series MVP – Frank Robinson Babe Ruth Award – Frank Robinson Awards –...

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Major League Baseball Season Recap 1959

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1959 World Series – Los Angeles Dodgers NL over Chicago White Sox AL 4 games to 2 World Series MVP – Larry Sherry Babe Ruth Award – Larry Sherry Awards – Major League Cy...

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Major League Baseball Season Recap 1963

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1963 World Series – Los Angeles Dodgers NL over New York Yankees AL 4 games to 0 World Series MVP – Sandy Koufax Babe Ruth Award – Sandy Koufax Awards – </strong?...

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Major League Season Recap 1974

Major League Season Recap 1974 World Series – Oakland A’s AL over Los Angeles Dodgers NL 4 games to 1 World Series MVP – Rollie Fingers Babe Ruth Award – Dick Green ALCS Oakland A’s over Baltimore...

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Major Baseball League Season Recap 1981

Major League Season Recap 1981 World Series – Los Angeles Dodgers NL over New York Yankees AL 4 games to 2 World Series MVP – Cey, Yeager, Guerro Babe Ruth Award – ALCS New York Yankees over Oakland A’s 3...

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Major League Season Recap 1988

Major League Season Recap 1988 Major League Season Recap 1988 World Series – Los Angeles Dodgers NL over Oakland A’s AL 4 games to 1 World Series MVP – Orel HershiserBabe Ruth Award – Orel Hershiser ALCS...

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Dodgers win one game plaoff

In the other playoff game, the Dodgers defeat the Rockies at home, 5 – 2, as rookie Walker Buehler outpitches German Marquez, who gives up two-run homers to Clay Bellinger and Max Muncy in consecutive innings. The Rockies will now head to Wrigley Field to take on the Cubs in the Wild Card Game.

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The Red Sox and Dodgers complete a huge blockbuster deal, with Boston getting rid of $260 million in future salary

The Red Sox and Dodgers complete a huge blockbuster deal, with Boston getting rid of $260 million in future salary by sending 1B Adrian Gonzalez, P Josh Beckett, OF Carl Crawford and IF Nick Punto to Los Angeles. In return, they receive 1B James Loney and four prospects: Ps Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster, IF Ivan DeJesus and OF/1B Jerry Sands. Both Crawford and De La Rosa are recovering from Tommy John surgery and will not play until next season. Gonzalez makes the biggest immediate impact, hitting a three-run homer in his first at-bat as a Dodger to key an 8 – 2 win over the Marlins. For their part, the Sox blow a 9 – 3 lead and lose to Kansas City, 10 – 9, in 12 innings, with none of the new acquisitions in the line-up.

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Commissioner Bud Selig steps in and takes control of the day-to-day operations of the Los Angeles Dodgers from owner Frank McCourt

Commissioner Bud Selig steps in and takes control of the day-to-day operations of the Los Angeles Dodgers from owner Frank McCourt, who is tangled in a messy divorce with his wife Jamie. “I have taken this action because of my deep concerns regarding the finances and operations of the Dodgers and to protect the best interests of the club, its great fans and all of Major League Baseball,” Selig says in a statement. For his part, McCourt states he is planning to sue MLB, but instead, he will be forced to sell the club as part of his divorce settlement. Los Angeles was facing substantial debt payments, which the owner plans to meet by using funding from the club’s new $2.5 billion, 20-year media-rights deal with Fox Sports, but the Commissioner has withheld his approval of the agreement between the News Corp.’s media company and the team.

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60th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s debut, the entire Dodger team wears uniform #42 in his honor

On April 15, 2007, on the 60th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s debut, the entire Dodger team wears uniform #42 in his honor. At least one player on each MLB team wears #42, after Ken Griffey Jr. had asked commissioner Bud Selig for permission to do so. In Oakland, Yankee closer Mariano Rivera, who is the only major leaguer still grandfathered in to wear #42, allows a three-run walk-off homer to Marco Scutaro of the A’s.

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In one of the most remarkable at-bats in big league history, Alex Cora fouls off 14 consecutive pitches and then hits the 18th thrown to him by the Cubs’ Matt Clement over the right-field fence for a two-run home run which doubles LA’s lead to 4-0. The Dodger Stadium crowd cheered each foul ball, watching the increasing total displayed on the scoreboard.

In one of the most remarkable at-bats in big league history, Alex Cora fouls off 14 consecutive pitches and then hits the 18th thrown to him by the Cubs’ Matt Clement over the right-field fence for a two-run home run which doubles LA’s lead to 4-0. The Dodger Stadium crowd cheered each foul ball, watching the increasing total displayed on the scoreboard.

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Atlanta Braves pitcher Kent Mercker no-hits the Dodgers, 6 – 0, striking out 10 in the process. For Mercker, it is his first complete game in the majors. Chan Ho Park comes on to pitch in the 9th inning for the Dodgers, becoming the first Korean player to appear in a major league game.

Atlanta Braves pitcher Kent Mercker no-hits the Dodgers, 6 – 0, striking out 10 in the process. For Mercker, it is his first complete game in the majors. Chan Ho Park comes on to pitch in the 9th inning for the Dodgers, becoming the first Korean player to appear in a major league game.

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  • Mickey Mantle turns 89 - Listen to him and his 500th homerun
    On October 20, 1931 -- Mickey Mantle, the 'Commerce Comet', is born in Spavinaw, Oklahoma. The newborn's dad, a lead miner known as Mutt, names his son after Mickey Cochrane, not realizing the major league catcher's real name is not Mickey but Gordon. The future Yankee outfielder is glad his father was not aware of […]
  • Miracle Mets Win it ALL - Full Game Broadcast
    Uninterrupted full game broadcast of the New York Mets and the Baltimore Orioles. Game 5 of the 1969 World Series.    Dave McNally shut out the Mets through five innings and helped himself with a two-run homer in the third inning. Frank Robinson homered in the inning as well, and the Orioles looked to be cruising with a […]
  • Bob Gibson wills the Cardinals to the 1964 World Championship
    October 15, 1964 - Bob Gibson pitches on 2 days rest against Mel Stottlemyre a rematch from Game 2. Stottlemyre is 1 of 2 players over 9 Post Starts that was able to beat Gibson.  Prior to the start of Game Seven of the 1964 World Series, Cardinals starter Bob Gibson grudgingly obliged the press by posing […]
  • Koufax faces the Twins on 2 Days Rest Game 7 1965 World Series
    October 14, 1965 - Game 7 1965 World Series. Sandy Koufax throws a 3 hit shutout on 2 days rest. After walking 2 in the 1st he tells catcher John Roseboro my arm is sore I can’t throw the curve. We’ll just blow them away..   Dodger manager Walt Alston was torn between starting Drysdale […]
  • Maz Walks it off - Game 7 1960 World Series Yankees vs Pirates Full Radio Broadcast October 13
    October 13, 1960 -- With the World Series between the Yankees and Pirates knotted at 3 games apiece, Game 7 at Pittsburgh's cavernous Forbes Field would provide one of the most dramatic home runs in World Series history. In the top of the 9th, with a 9-7 lead, the Pirates sent eighteen game winner Bob […]
  • After missing a sign Bob Robertson delivers a 3 run HR 1971 World Series
    On October 12, 1971 The Baltimore Orioles took the first games of the World Series out scoring the Pittsburgh Pirates 16-6. Game 3 shifted to Three Rivers Stadium and with Steve Blass available, The Pirates were up 2-1 in the Bottom of the 7th as Frank Robinson had just homered to make it a one run game for the […]
  • The Chairman of the Board Whitey Ford on Tops in Sports
    "If the World Series was on the line and I could pick one pitcher to pitch the game, I'd choose Whitey Ford every time." - Mickey Mantle Generally considered to be the greatest starting pitcher in the history of the New York Yankees, Whitey Ford was among the premier hurlers of his time. A fierce […]
  • Jackie Robinson's last hit - a walk off vs the New York Yankees
    On October 9, 1956 --In a 10-inning scoreless pitching duel with both starters going all the way, Jackie Robinson's walk-off single to left in the bottom of the 10th won the game for Clem Labine and kept the Dodgers' championship hopes alive. Tough-luck loser Bob Turley gave up a 10th-inning walk to Jim Gilliam, a […]
  • Game 6 1934 World Series - Paul Dean faces School Boy Rowe
    On October 8, 1934 At Navin Field the St Louis Cardinals Paul Dean won his second game of the series, Dean pitched a complete game 7 hitter, he will go 2-0 in his only World Series appearance. The Tiger's came into the game up 3 games to 2 and pitched ace Schoolboy Rowe who had […]
  • Lew Burdette faces off vs Whitey Ford Game 5 1957 World Series
    Whitey Ford and Lew Burdette, facing each other, Game 5 was expected to be a low-scoring affair. However, the game started out with the Yankees looking to score in the first inning. After a leadoff single by Hank Bauer and a sacrifice bunt by Tony Kubek, Gil McDougald hit a line drive that turned into […]
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