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The Dodgers in the World Series

The Dodgers have been in the World Series 18 times. This year will be their 19th.

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Drive Through Bunker Hill & Downtown Los Angeles, Circa 1940s
A Drive Through Bunker Hill and Downtown Los Angeles, ca. 1940s

A background film produced for an unidentified feature film, shot from a vehicle driving through Bunker Hill and downtown Los Angeles during the 1940s.

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Our Story in Pictures

Photo courtesy of the California Historical Society Collection & USC Library

Passengers boarding an electric railcar in Long Beach on opening day for the Pacific Electric Railway, July 4, 1902.

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Did You Know?

Because of the marriage of one of their players, the Brooklyn Dodgers, later our own Los Angeles Dodgers, were originally named the Brooklyn Bridegrooms (1890-1898). Their name was changed to the Brooklyn Superbras in 1899 and then to Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers in 1910 because of the trolleys prevalent in Brooklyn at the time. Later, in 1913, the name was changed again, this time to Brooklyn Robins. Finally, in 1932, the team became known as the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers, 1913. Liggett & Myers Co., Benjamin K. Edwards Collection, Library of Congress


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