The Los Angeles Dodgers are an American professional baseball team based in Los Angeles, California. The Dodgers contend in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a part club of the National League (NL) Westdivision. Built up in 1883 in Brooklyn, New York, the team moved to Los Angeles before the 1958 season. They played for four seasons at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum before moving to their ebb and flow home of Dodger Stadium in 1962.
The Dodgers as an establishment have won six World Series titles and 23 National League flags. 11 NL MVP award winners have played for the Dodgers, winning a sum of 13 MVP Awards; eight Cy Young Award winners have pitched for the Dodgers, winning a sum of twelve Cy Young Awards. The group has likewise delivered 18 Rookie of the Year Award winners, twice the same number of as the following nearest group, including four sequential from 1979 to 1982 and five continuous from 1992 to 1996.
The Dodgers’ competition with the San Francisco Giants dates back to the nineteenth century, when the two groups were situated in New York; the contention with the New York Yankeestook put when the Dodgers were situated in New York, however was resuscitated with their East Coast/West Coast World Series fights in 1963, 1977, 1978, and 1981. The Dodgers competition with the Philadelphia Phillies also goes back to their days in New York, yet was most savage amid the 1970s, 1980s, and 2000s. The Dodgers likewise had a warmed contention with the Cincinnati Reds during the 1970s, 1980s and mid 1990s. The competition with the Los Angeles Angels and the San Diego Padres dates back to the Angels’ and Padres’ particular debut seasons (Angels in 1961, Padres in 1969). Provincial vicinity is behind the competitions with both the Angels and the Padres.
San Francisco Giants
Fundamental article: Dodgers– Giants competition
The Dodgers– Giants contention is one of the longest-standing competitions in U.S. baseball.
The quarrel between the Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants began in the late nineteenth century when the two clubs were situated in New York City, with the Dodgers playing in Brooklyn and the Giants playing at the Polo Grounds in Manhattan. After the 1957 season, Dodgers owner Walter O’Malley moved the group to Los Angeles for monetary and other reasons.Along the way, he figured out how to persuade Giants owner Horace Stoneham—who was thinking about moving his group to Minnesota—to save the competition by conveying his group to California as well. New York baseball fans were paralyzed and devastated by the move. Given that the urban areas of Los Angeles and San Francisco have been severe adversaries in financial, social, and political fields for over a century and an a large portion of, the new setting in California wound up ripe ground for its transplantation.
Each group’s capacity to persevere for over a century while moving over a whole landmass, and the contention’s jump from a cross-city to a cross-state commitment, have prompted the competition being viewed as one of the best in American games history.
Not at all like numerous other noteworthy baseball coordinate ups in which one group stays predominant for a large portion of their history, the Dodgers– Giants competition has shown a persevering equalization in the individual triumphs of the two groups. While the Giants have more successes in establishment history, the Dodgers and Giants are tied for most National League Pennants at 23, however the Giants have won eight World Series titles, while the Dodgers have won six.The 2010 World Series was the Giants’ first title since moving to California, while the Dodgers had won five World Series titles since their turn, their last title coming in the 1988 World Series.
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
This contention alludes to a progression of diversions played with the Los Angeles Angels. The Freeway Series takes its name from the monstrous turnpike framework in the greater Los Angeles metropolitan territory, the home of the two groups; one could go from one group’s arena to the next essentially by voyaging along Interstate 5. The term is associated to Subway Series which alludes to gatherings between New York City baseball groups. The expression “Road Series” likewise propelled the official name of the regions’ NHL rivalry: the Freeway Face-Off
New York Yankees
Dodgers– Yankees rivalry and Subway Series
The Dodgers– Yankees rivalry is a standout amongst the most well-known rivalries in Major League Baseball. The two groups have met multiple times in the World Series, a larger number of times than some other match from the American and National Leagues. The starting hugeness was typified in the two groups’ vicinity in New York City, when the Dodgers at first played in Brooklyn. After the Dodgers moved to Los Angeles in 1958, the contention held its noteworthiness as the two groups spoke to the predominant urban areas on each shoreline of the United States, and since the 1980s, the two biggest urban communities in the United States.
Despite the fact that the competition’s criticalness emerged from the two groups’ various World Series meetings, the Yankees and Dodgers have not met in the World Series since 1981. They would not play each other in a non-show diversion until 2004, when they played a three-game interleague series. Their last gathering was in September 2016, when the Dodgers won two out of three recreations in New York.