Dodger Stadium


First and Figures

Status: Home of Los Angeles Dodgers

Address:  100 Elysian Park Ave. Los Angeles California

Capacity: 56,000

Cost to construct: $23 million 

Architect: Captain Emil Praeger

Owner: Los Angeles Dodgers

Former Naming: Chavez Ravine


The Field

Playing Surface: Grass

Defining Feature: The landscape, repainted every year, view of downtown.

Dimensions (ft) Initial distance in parenthesis

Left Field:  330

Left Center:  385 (380)

Center Field:   395 (410)

Right Center:  385 (380)

Right Field:  330



Game 04/10/1962 Reds 6, Dodgers 3

  Umpires Al Barlick, Shag Crawford, Ed Vargo, Doug Harvey

  Managers Walter Alston, Dodgers; Fred Hutchinson, Reds

  Starting Pitchers Johnny Podres, Dodgers; Bob Purkey, Reds

  Ceremonial Pitch Mrs. Walter (Kay) O'Malley

  Attendance 52,564


  Batter Eddie Kasko (double)

  Hit Eddie Kasko (double)

  Run Eddie Kasko

  RBI Vada Pinson

  Single Vada Pinson

  Double Eddie Kasko

  Triple Daryl Spencer

  Home Run Wally Post

  Grand Slam Brooks Robinson (05/06/1962 AL)

  IPHR Larry Burright (05/25/1962)

  Stolen Base Johnny Roseboro (04/11/1962)

  Sacrifice Hit Cookie Rojas

  Sacrifice Fly Gordy Coleman

  Cycle Jim Fregosi (07/28/1964 AL)


  Win Bob Purkey

  Loss Johnny Podres

  Shutout Jim Kaat (04/22/1962 AL)

  Save Jim Brosnan

  Hit by Pitch Bill Henry hit Johnny Roseboro

  Wild Pitch Sandy Koufax (04/11/1962)

  Balk Moe Drabowsky (04/11/1962)

  No-Hitter Bo Belinsky (05/05/1962 AL)

  Perfect Games Sandy Koufax (09/09/1965), Dennis Martinez (07/28/1991)


Hosted Events

World Series: 1963, 1965, 1966, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1981, 1988

All Star Games:  1980


1963 World Series, 1965 World Series, 1966 World Series, 1974 World Series, 1978 World Series, 1981 World Series, 1988 World Series, Brooklyn Dodgers, Dodger Stadium, Frank McCourt, Los Angeles Dodgers, Olympic Baseball, Walter O'Malley, World Baseball Championship, World Baseball Classic


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