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Dodgers in the World Series, 1916-2020

Game 4 of 1959 World Series at Los Angeles Coliseum

Through 2018, the Dodgers played in the World Series 20 times. In 2020, they are back for appearance number 21, now placing second for total World Series appearances.

World Series 2020 (All games played at Globe Life Field, Arlington, Texas):
Game 1, Oct. 20: Dodgers 8 - Tampa Bay Rays 3. Dodgers are 1-0.
Game 2, Oct. 21: Tampa Bay Rays 6 - Dodgers 4. Dodgers are 1-1.
Game 3, Oct. 23: Dodgers 6 - Tampa Bay Rays 2. Dodgers are 2-1.

Game 4, Oct. 24: To be determined.
Game 5, Oct. 25: To be determined.
Game 6, Oct. 27: To be determined.
Game 7, Oct. 28: To be determined.

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Giant Wilmington Jack-O-Lantern, 1965

Photo from the Los Angeles Times Archive at UCLA Library.

1965. Aerial view of “Smilin’ Jack” at an oil refinery in Wilmington. Said to be the world’s largest jack-o-lantern, a 3.3 million-gallon storage tank at the Phillips 66 Los Angeles Refinery in Wilmington still transforms into “Smilin’ Jack” for every Halloween. First painted by Darrell Stuart in 1952, at what was then a Union Oil facility, the tank has been painted to resemble a giant jack-o-lantern every October since. The tradition became increasingly popular over the years. More than 20,000 people reportedly visit the Great Pumpkin each October. The tank continues to be a working storage tank. Refinery engineers calculate that, if the tank were a real pumpkin, it could fill almost 27 million pumpkin pies. For 2020, in light of the pandemic, Smilin’ Jack is appropriated painted with a face mask. The public is invited to a drive-through visit with the giant pumpkin on Oct. 30, 2020, 6 to 9 p.m., at 1660 W. Anaheim Street in Wilmington. Visitors must wear face masks, remain with their vehicles, and comply with refinery directions.

Giant Wilmington Jack-O-Lantern, 2020

2020. Ground-level view of pandemic-conscious "Smilin' Jack." Los Angeles Almanac photo.

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