The premier event in international baseball is coming to Los Angeles (CA) next year. Dodger Stadium will host the championship round of the 2017 World Baseball Classic, Major League Baseball announced Thursday. Read more here.
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About 200 Los Angeles Dodgers fans clad in the team’s signature blue descended on Chavez Ravine this week to commemorate the newly named Vin Scully Avenue. Read more and view photos here.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have formed a partnership with entertainment executive Tim Leiweke and music industry veteran Irving Azoff to attract major bands to Dodger Stadium. Read more here.
The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Tuesday that, sometime in 2016, a likeness of Jackie Robinson would be the first statue ever to appear at Dodger Stadium. The artist Branly Cadet, a former Brooklyn resident, will sculpt a statue between 9 and 10 feet tall of Robinson, who broke Major League Baseball’s modern color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. Read more here. More from the Dodgers here.
In a news release announcing the start of single-game ticket sales, the Los Angeles Dodgers tucked this sentence into the last paragraph: “Parking at the gate day of game is $20.” The price for the same parking was $15 last year and $10 in 2013. Read more here. Thanks to Joe Mock for the link.
As fans filtered into Dodger Stadium Saturday night for Game 2 of the NLDS between the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers, they were treated to an assortment of music over the speakers, including traditional live organ music played by “Nancy Bea.” Read more here.
In a series called “Ballpark Quirks,” Sports Illustrated takes a look at the distinctive features and oddities that make up each of MLB’s 30 parks. Up now: Dodger Stadium’s Chavez Ravine location. Read more and view photos here.