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Los Angeles Dodgers

 
The Los Angeles Dodgers are one of the well known Major Baseball teams which is based in Los Angeles in California. It plays for the Western Division of the National League. They called themselves as Brooklyn Dodgers in the year 1932. They have won the National League West championship series. They have also won the National League Pennants 21 times. No other team has won the Pennants so many times like the Los Angeles Dodgers.
 
History of the Los Angeles Dodgers
 
In the year 1983, the Dodgers were founded as the Brooklyn Atlantics. They joined the American Association in 1884 and won the AA Championship in 1889. The following year, they joined the National League. They were also known as Bridegrooms, Grooms, Superbas, Robins and Trolley Dodgers. After moving to Los Angeles, they took up their present name. In 1957, the Dodgers defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates who were the favorites by 2-0. It was in the year 1958 that the franchise recorded their first victory in the city by defeating the San Francisco Giants by 6 games to 5. The match was attended by 78,672 fans at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
 
Facts & Figures
 
Major league titles
 
  • World Series titles (6) 1988 • 1981 • 1965 • 1963, 1959 • 1955
  • NL Pennants (21) 1988 • 1981 • 1978 • 1977, 1974 • 1966 • 1965 • 1963, 1959 • 1956 • 1955 • 1953, 1952 • 1949 • 1947 • 1941, 1920 • 1916 • 1900 • 1899 & 1890
  • AA Pennants (1) 1889
  • West Division titles (11) 2009 • 2008 • 2004 • 1995 • 1988 • 1985
  • 1983 • 1981 • 1978 • 1977 & 1974 
  • Wild card berths (2) 2006 • 1996
 
 
 
Los Angeles Dodgers 2010 Spring Training roster
 
Pitchers
 
  • 37 Charlie Haeger
  • 74 Kenley Jansen
  • 22 Clayton Kershaw
  • 56 Hong-Chih Kuo
  • 58 Chad Billingsley
  • 51 Jonathan Broxton
  • 57 Scott Elbert 
  • 64 Javy Guerra
  • 18 Hiroki Kuroda
  • 59 Brent Leach 
  • 44 Vicente Padilla
  • 49 Travis Schlichting 
  • 52 George Sherrill
  • 73 Jon Link
  • 31 James McDonald 
  • 68 Carlos Monasterios
 
Catchers
 
  • 55 Russell Martin
  • 12 Brad Ausmus
  • 9 A. J. Ellis
  • 71 Lucas May
 
Infielders
 
  • 33 Blake DeWitt
  • 15 Rafael Furcal
  • 3 Ronnie Belliard
  • 23 Casey Blake
  • 14 Jamey Carroll
  • 87 Iván DeJesús, Jr.
  • 60 Chin-lung Hu
  • 7 James Loney
 
Outfielders
 
  • 75 Xavier Paul
  • 99 Manny Ramirez
  • 16 Andre Ethier
  • 5 Reed Johnson
  • 27 Matt Kemp
  • 62 Trayvon Robinson
  • 67 Ramón Troncoso
  • 47 Cory Wade
 
Spring Training non-roster invitees
 
Pitchers
 
  • 48 Russ Ortiz
  • 36 Jeff Weaver
  • 26 Luis Ayala
  • 45 Justin Miller
  • 35 Ramón Ortiz
 
Catchers
 
  • 77 J. D. Closser
 
Infielders
 
  • 21 Nick Green
 
Outfielders
 
  • 00 Garret Anderson
 
Coach/Manager
 
Manager
 
·        6 Joe Torre
 
Coaches
 
  • 8 Don Mattingly (hitting)
  • 11 Manny Mota (coach)
  • 41 Jeff Pentland (coach)
  • 10 Larry Bowa (third base)
  • 25 Mariano Duncan (first base)
  • 40 Rick Honeycutt (pitching)
  • 43 Ken Howell (bullpen)
  • 46 Bob Schaefer (bench)
 
Restricted list
 
  • 54 Ronald Belisario
 
Ford C. Frick Award recipients
 
  • Jaime Jarrin
  • Vin Scully
  • Red Barber
  • Ernie Harwell
 
Los Angeles Dodgers Hall of Famers
 
  • Billy Herman
  • Waite Hoyt
  • Hughie Jennings
  • Willie Keeler
  • Joe Kelley
  • George Kelly
  • Dave Bancroft
  • Dan Brouthers
  • Roy Campanella
  • Max Carey
  • Kiki Cuyler
  • Leo Durocher
  • Burleigh Grimes
  • Ned Hanlon
  • Heinie Manush
  • Rabbit Maranville
  • Tony Lazzeri
  • Freddie Lindstrom
  • Ernie Lombardi
  • Al Lopez
  • Rube Marquard
  • Tommy McCarthy
  • Arky Vaughan
  • Lloyd Waner
  • Paul Waner
  • John Montgomery Ward1
  • Zack Wheat
  • Hack Wilson
  • Don Sutton
  • Joe McGinnity
  • Joe Medwick
  • Pee Wee Reese
  • Jackie Robinson
  • Wilbert Robinson†
  • Duke Snider
  • Casey Stenge
  • Dazzy Vance
  • Hoyt Wilhelm
  • Eddie Murray
  • Gary Carter
  • Don Drysdale
  • Rickey Henderson
  • Walter Alston
  • Jim Bunning
  • Walter O'Malle
  • Frank Robinson
  • Sandy Koufax
  • Tommy Lasorda
  • Juan Marichal
 
 

  

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