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Originally the Brooks, the Atlantics and the Bridgegooms in minor league competition, they became a Major League Baseball team and joined the National League in 1890. They were known as the Superbas and later the Robins before they officially became the Dodgers. The Dodgers are famous for having Jackie Robinson (the one who broke Major League Baseball's color barrier) on their team in 1947. They had moved to Los Angeles becoming the Los Angeles Dodgers for the 1958 season. This category is for questions about the players, the coaches, the records and anything else to do with the team.

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How did Jackie Robinson die?

Jackie Robinson died of heart problems and complications from diabetes on October 24, 1972. ...
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How many World Series have the Dodgers won?

The Dodgers have won 6 World Series: 1955, 1959, 1963, 1965, 1981, and 1988. ...
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Where did clayton kershaw go to college?

Clayton was drafted by the Dodgers as a high schooler. He turned down a scholarship from Texas A&M to go to the major leagues. ...
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What year did the Dodgers move to Los Angeles?

The Dodgers first season in Los Angeles was 1958.
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When did Duke Snider hit his 400th home run?

Duke Snider hit his 400th career home run on June 14, 1963 as the Mets ripped the Reds 10-3 in Cincinnati. ...
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Did Sandy Koufax ever win a World Series?

Yes. Sandy Koufax is a four time World Series champion, winning in 1955, 1959, 1963 and 1965. ...
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How do you email the Los Angeles Dodgers?

Try this site.....http://losangeles.dodgers.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/fan_forum/index.jsp?c_id=la ...
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How many seats are there in Dodger Stadium?

The L.A. Times reported on August 23, 2005 that Dodger Stadium has 56,000 seats. ...
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Did Charlie Sheen play for the Los Angeles Dodgers?

No, Charlie Sheen did not play professional baseball. He played a pitcher in two movies about the Cleveland Indians. ...
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How do you contact Anaheim Angels players?

The players must udoubtbly enjoy knowing we are most supportive of their success. it would be great to belong to their fan club.BUT they have a right to privacy.ANd with so many unstables in this old world; how are they to know whom to trust .Send your notes to the (office manager?/or to him in care of the team. . what I'd like to know-(I am doing genealogy on the WASHBURN(my husband's AUnt ROse E.THOMPSON mar:a (Elmer Washburn --born in 1870...
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What happened to baseball player Bubba Crosby?

Bubba Crosby signed a one year contract for the 2007 season with the Cincinnati Reds. After the season, the Reds granted him free agency. As of this time, Crosby has not signed with another team to play in the 2008 season. Bubba Crosby never got to play on the Cincinnati Reds. He was competing for a job as a reserve outfielder, but started the season in Triple-A Louisville. He was placed on the disabled list after 13 minor league games. On July...
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How tall is Don Mattingly?

Don Mattingly is 6' 0" tall.
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What is the value of a baseball signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers?

There are many factors in determining the value of a Brooklyn Dodgers Team signed baseball. Condition, and having the signatures authenticated are important. But before putting a value on the baseball you have to figure out what year the Brooklyn Dodger team is from. The Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) became the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1932, and then moved to Los Angeles in 1958. Below (Related Links) is a price guide with links to full team rosters to help you figure out what year...
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Of all the players in the National Baseball Hall of Fame more than twenty have played managed or coached for the Athletics who are they?

Jim Hunter, Jimmy Foxx, Lefty Grove, Reggie Jackson, Connie Mack, Dennis Eckersly, Rollie Fingers, Jack McKeon, Dick Williams, Billy Martin, Matty Alou, Felipe Alou, Richie Allen, Dave Parker, Sal Bando, A number of the players on the above list are not Hall of Famers. If we go to the original Athletics, there is Mickey Cochrane, Al Simmons, Eddie Collins, Zach Wheat, even ty Cobb was there for a year or two. Tris Speaker's final season (1928) was with the Philadelphia Athletics. ...
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How many World Series have the Dodgers been in?

The Dodgers have been in 18 World Series and have won 6 times.
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Why are the dodgers triple A team called the 51's?

They take their name from Area 51, a military base in the desert of southern Nevada. ...
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What is the Dodgers record for the most career Stolen Bases?

Here's the all-time list as of the start of the 2008 season: LOS ANGELES DODGERS CAREER STOLEN BASES SB 1 Maury Wills 490 2 Davey Lopes 418 3 Willie Davis 335 4 Tom Daly 298 5 Steve Sax 290 6 George Pinckney 280 7 Darby O'Brien 272 8 Mike Griffin 264 9 Dave Foutz 241 10 Pee Wee Reese 232 11 Jimmy Sheckard 212 T12 Jim Gilliam 203 T12 Zack Wheat 203 14 Jackie Robinson 197 15 Hub Collins 195 16 Jake Daubert 187 17 Brett Butler 179 18 Oyster Burns 172 19 Bill Russell 167 20 George...
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How many World Series have there been?

The 98th was 2003 the Florida Marlins vs the New York Yankees The 1st was 1903 Boston vs. Pittsburgh (the teams that would later be named the Red Sox and the Pirates) And Boston should be proud of that. ^_^ There was no World Series in 1994, and 1904 That's not entirely true, it was the 100th aniversery of the world series, however, in 1904, the Boston red sox won the AL and challenged the ny giants to what would have been the...
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Did Hideo Nomo pitch a no hitter?

Yes. In fact, he pitched two, one in each league. 17 September 1996, with the Dodgers, against the Rockies (in Coors Field, no less). 4 April 2001, with the Red Sox, against the Orioles. Sources: Wikipedia, baseball-reference.com ...