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Dodgers to mark 50th anniversary of Dodger Stadium in tonight’s season opener

Fresh off a tumultuous offseason, the Los Angeles Dodgers are hoping tonight’s 50th anniversary of the opening of Dodger Stadium will give the troubled franchise a fresh start. The Dodgers first played at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, April 10, 1962, 50 years to the day before Opening Day 2012, against the Cincinnati Reds. Along with […]

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Giants fan severely beaten in Dodger Stadium parking lot; suspects sought

Some ugliness arising from MLB‘s Opening Day: A San Francisco Giants fan was severely beaten by Los Angeles Dodgers fans in the Dodger Stadium parking lot; he’s in critical condition and police are searching for his attackers. The incident began after the Dodgers‘ 2-1 win over the Giants, with fans returning to their cars. A […]

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Dodger Stadium / Los Angeles Dodgers

When you talk about venerable major-league ballparks, a short list must contain Dodger Stadium. Built in 1962 by the O’Malley family and designed by Emil Praeger on the hillside of Chavez Ravine, Dodger Stadium for many years was the gold standard in ballparks, the facility by which all other ballparks were compared. FACT FACTS Year […]

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