World Series Red Sox, Dodgers meet in th Fall Classic - CNN
For all their rich history — dating back to Babe Ruth on the mound — the Boston Red Sox and L.A. Dodgers have met only once before in. The Red Sox are 's World Series champions, and the only thing star pitcher Heath Hembree is just as excited about is meeting President. The Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers are rich in history, with a combined 14 World Series championships between them. Their Fall.
The history of Major League ballparks Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles signaled the "modern" era in building ballparks specifically for baseball.
Built init's the third-oldest MLB stadium still in use. Hide Caption 5 of 10 Photos: It opened as Royals Stadium in Hide Caption 6 of 10 Photos: Hide Caption 7 of 10 Photos: The history of Major League ballparks Oriole Park at Camden Yards opened in to rave reviews, and it brought in a new era of baseball stadiums. These stadiums blended the old-fashioned, intimate feel of parks that were built in the early s, but they also added modern and luxury amenities.
Hide Caption 8 of 10 Photos: Hide Caption 9 of 10 Photos: Their Fall Classic history, though, has only intersected once previously, and that was more than a century ago.
A lot has changed since then. They didn't even use the tiny Fenway Park, which had opened ininstead opting to use the larger Braves Field, home of the Boston Braves, nearby. Follow cnnsport Now, the th edition of the Fall Classic spans coast to coast.
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First pitch at Fenway Park is scheduled for 8: The bad luck involved Los Angeles and Boston making the playoffs 19 and 17 times, respectively since the advent of division play yet, somehow, never getting through to the Fall Classic in the same year.
During that period, the Dodgers were at their peak between the s and the mids, winning 11 pennants in 26 seasons. The Red Sox only won one pennant in that span, losing the World Series to the Cardinals in and were particularly bad during the Sandy Koufax-Don Drysdale era, finishing no better than fifth, and often worse, between andwhen the Dodgers won four pennants.
During that time the ancestors of the Dodgers finished in the second division in all but two seasons and only won one pennant.
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That one pennant, however, came inwhen they faced the Red Sox in World Series for the first and only time before things get underway Tuesday night. Things were pretty different back then, obviously. At least not permanently.
They went by the Dodgers moniker in andswitched to their pre name, the Brooklyn Superbas for a year but then in switched to the Brooklyn Robins, after their manager, Wilbert Robinson, which they would keep until calling themselves the Dodgers once again, and forever, in the season.
During the Series the Robins played their home games in the same field they called home in the regular season and for every season until they left for California in Indeed, the 43, in attendance for Game 5 of the Series was both a record for any Series game at the time and still stands today as the largest home crowd to ever see the Red Sox play a World Series game.Meet Brett Miller: The Boston Red Sox 'Cool Job' hire