Web site: www.dodgers.com
Home: Dodger Stadium (Capacity: 56,000)
Affiliation: Major League Baseball (National League - West)
Owner: Guggenheim Baseball Management (since March 2012)
-- Dodger Historical Seasonal Win-Loss Records
-- Dodgers in the World Series
Attendance at Home Games (2019): 3,725,036 (average per home game: 49,013). 2018 holds the Dodgers record season home attendence at 3,857,500. The Dodgers have enjoyed the highest home game attendance and highest average game attendance of any team in Major League Baseball every season since 2013.
1883-1884 - Brooklyn Atlantics (named after the earlier famed Atlantic Base Ball Club or Brooklyn Atlantics, 1855-1872).
1885-1887 - Brooklyns or Brooklyn Grays.
1888-1898 - Brooklyn Bridegrooms (1888-1890, 1896-1898) & Brooklyn Grooms (1891-1895) (named for four star players who were married over the 1889-90 off-season). Entered National League in 1890. Merged with Brooklyn Wonders in 1891. Played at Washington Park (Brooklyn, 1890), Eastern Park (Brooklyn, 1891-1897) and Washington Park II (Brooklyn, 1898).
1899-1910 - Brooklyn Superbas, (named for a then popular Brooklyn vaudeville troupe when Ned "Foxy" Hanlon was team manager). Merged with Baltimore Orioles in 1900. Played at Washington Park II (Brooklyn, 1899-1910).
1911-1913 - Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers/Dodgers (named for the wild maze of trolley lines across Brooklyn). Played at Washington Park II (Brooklyn, 1911-1912) and Ebbets Field (Brooklyn, 1913).
1914-1931 - Brooklyn Robins (named for its team manager, Wilbert Robinson). Played at Ebbets Field (Brooklyn, 1914-1931).
1932-1957 - Brooklyn Dodgers. (returned to earlier name after long-time team manager Wilbert Robinson had retired). Played at Ebbets Field (Brooklyn, 1932-1957) and Roosevelt Stadium (Jersey City, 1956-1957).
1958-Present - Los Angeles Dodgers. Played at Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, 1958-1961) and Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles, 1962-present).
Other Nicknames: Church City Nines and Brooklyn Kings during the 1880s, Brooklyn Foutz's Fillies during the 1890s (for manager Dave Foutz), Dem Bums during the 1940s and 1950s.
L.A. Video: History of the Dodgers