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  Los Angeles Dodger Stadium - Dodger Stadium - Dodger Stadium Tickets
Dodger Stadium offers 16,000 parking spaces for their patrons that are situated on 21 terraced lots close to the same height of the stadium’s six seating levels, making it easily accessible to patrons.
Dodger Stadium’s dimensions are 330 feet in the left field, 360 feet in the medium left-center, 375 feet in the true left-center, 395 feet on the center field, 375 feet in true right-center, 360 feet in the medium right-center, 330 feet on the right field, and 55 feet on the backstop.
Dodger Stadium is also the first ball park to break the 3 million mark in attendance per season when the Dodgers drew 3,347,845 fans to watch their game.
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 Dodger Stadium
When Dodgers owner Walter O’Malley was negotiating with the city of Los Angeles in 1957 over the deal that would take the Dodgers out of Brooklyn, he and a county supervisor took a helicopter ride over Los Angeles to look for potential stadium sites.
Dodger Stadium was baseball’s only privately financed stadium built since Yankee Stadium (1923) and until Pacific Bell Park (2000).
View of Dodger Stadium from the outfield courtesy of Kevin Marsh.
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  Dodger Stadium
Dodger Stadium was built in 1962 for the Brooklyn Dodgers - I mean, the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Dodger Stadium is one of only two ballparks in the 20th century to be completely financed privately (for the other one, click here); in 2001, Pac Bell Park in San Francisco became the third operating park in the majors to boast private financing.
Dodger Stadium has the lowest triple factor in the majors, in part because of the depth of the alleys but also because of the symmetrical walls with no odd corners.
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 Dodger Stadium - Los Angeles, California
The exterior of the stadium is well landscaped and features large photos of current Dodger players, but the parking lots are confusing to navigate and create some big traffic tie-ups after the game.
The setting for Dodger Stadium is gorgeous as it is surrounded by the Elysian hills and the San Gabriel Mountains.
Dodger Stadium is certainly a great place to see a game, but I just wish they would make it a little less restrictive.
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 Dodger Stadium
Dodger fans complaining on the pregame show (1997) about their closer, Todd Worrell -- who had "only" 33 saves by the time of our games -- while the Mariners were in the middle of a half-decade bullpen meltdown.
Dodger Stadium was completed in 1962 to house a team that bolted from Brooklyn to bask in sunny southern California.
Dodger Stadium might be the only outdoor baseball park with only its bleachers covered.
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 BallparkTour.com - Dodger Stadium
Dodger Stadium was so well planned (location, design, easily expandable for luxury suites and clubs) and is so well maintained that even after 42 years it's still one of the jewels of baseball.
Several of his ideas for Dodger Stadium (both used and unused) were later implimented in the renisants ballparks of the 1990's.
Dodger Stadium also staged one of the world's greatest entertainment events of 1994 when internationally renowned tenors Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti reunited for a spectacular concert performance "Encore - The Three Tenors" with conductor Zubin Mehta.
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 Clem's Baseball ~ Dodger Stadium
One unfortunate precedent set by Dodger Stadium was that the bleachers -- excuse me, "pavilions" -- were set back several feet from the outfield fence, so that many home runs drop inside that small space, just out of reach of the fans.
In 2000 the Dodgers followed along with the trend of putting fans closer to the infield by adding several rows of box seats between the two dugouts, thus shortening the distance behind home plate from 75 feet to about 55 feet.
Major changes to Dodger Stadium came in 2005, as the dugouts were moved 15 or so feet closer to diamond, and several new rows of luxury box seats were added along the foul lines.
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 MLB Road Trip 2001 - Dodger Stadium
Dodger Stadium has been the home of the L.A. Dodgers since 1962, four years after they moved to the city.
As you approach the stadium, you will notice that it is built on a hillside, and in order to walk around the outside, you will have to climb or descend several staircases.
The Dodgers have a great history that is illustrated by the names on the fence, which include Sandy Koufax, Don Drysdale, Jackie Robison, Duke Snider, and Tommy Lasorda.
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 Dodger Stadium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Currently, Dodger Stadium is one of the few Major League Baseball stadiums without the name of a corporate sponsor as part of the title (others include Yankee Stadium, Shea Stadium, Fenway Park, RFK Stadium, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Angel Stadium, Dolphin Stadium, Turner Field, Kauffman Stadium, and the Metrodome).
Dodger Stadium was the first Major League Baseball stadium since the initial construction of Yankee Stadium to be built using entirely private financing, and the last until ATandT Park was built.
The land for Dodger Stadium was expropriated from the local residents in the early 1950s by the city of Los Angeles under eminent domain.
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 Ballparks of Baseball-Dodger Stadium-Los Angeles Dodgers
Originally located in Brooklyn, Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley began lobbying for a new stadium to be built for his club, even though Ebbets Field was still in excellent shape.
With the move to Los Angeles from Brooklyn, a new stadium for the Dodgers was built.
Dodger Stadium was suppose to been completed by 1961, but lawsuits and landslides pushed the opening ahead one year later.
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 Dodger Stadium Seating Chart, Dodger Stadium Tickets, Dodger Stadium Maps
It’s a tribute to former Dodger President Walter O’Malley that Dodger Stadium remains one of the signature venues in all of major league baseball.
The Dodgers take the same care with the field inside Dodger Stadium—it’s consistently rated the best in the majors by baseball players, with the most recent recognition coming in a 2003 Sports Illustrated poll in which the Dodger Stadium turf got twice as many votes as any other turf for best in the majors.
Dodger Stadium seating is currently capped at 56,000, but it was originally designed to be expanded to over 80,000.
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 Dodger Stadium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Los Angeles Dodgers play their home games at Dodger Stadium, located at 1000 Elysian Park Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012, and have since 1962.
From most of the 56,000 seats in the stadium, you have excellent views of the San Gabriel Mountains and downtown Los Angeles, and in 2003, a new scoreboard and revamped control room were added to the stadium.
Dodger Stadium has also witnessed the 1980 all-star game, eight World Series, and four world championships for the hometown Dodgers.
www.probaseballvenues.com /dodger_stadium.htm   (212 words)

 The Official Site of The Los Angeles Dodgers: Ballpark: Dodger Stadium History
Dodger Stadium is one of Southern California's most treasured landmarks and the 2007 baseball season will mark the Dodgers 46th year at Chavez Ravine.
The 56,000-seat Dodger Stadium has parking for 16,000 automobiles on 21 terraced lots adjacent to the same elevations as the six different seating levels.
The Dodgers employ a full-time grounds crew and maintenance staff that keeps all aspects of the stadium in immaculate condition throughout the season making Dodger Stadium one of the best maintained facilities in the country.
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 Dodger Stadium
Built by Dodger owner Walter O'Malley in Chavez Ravine, overlooking downtown Los Angeles, Dodger Stadium is one of the few modern stadiums to retain some of the atmosphere of smaller classic ballparks.
In the infield, Dodger Stadium offers unique field-level box seats, which provide a dugout-level view of the game, and the infield dirt is a mixture of crushed brick and clay with an unusual reddish hue.
Originally, Dodger Stadium was home to the Dodgers and the Angels, who called it Chavez Ravine to avoid publicizing their NL rivals, but the Angels moved to Anaheim in 1966, leaving the Dodgers as sole occupants.
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 Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles - Reviews of Dodger Stadium - IgoUgo
Dodger Stadium is a place I would not recommend to anyone visiting the area.
Most other stadiums you can park in other places and walk, but here you only have one option and the line to get in is only three lanes and is so packed, once you pay, it automatically widens to like six lanes and then you have total pandemonium.
The walk to the stadium was long, probably since you have to park miles and miles away and you have to climb several staircases to get to the level that your seats are on (especially if they are up high).
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 The Ballplayers - Dodger Stadium | BaseballLibrary.com
Built by Dodger owner Walter O'Malley in Chavez Ravine, overlooking downtown Los Angeles, Dodger Stadium was the last baseball stadium constructed with team capital, and is one of the few modern stadiums to retain some of the atmosphere of smaller classic ballparks.
Although it is large (56,000 capacity), Dodger Stadium was built exclusively for baseball, with the multi-decked grandstand extending along the foul lines to provide the best sight lines.
Originally, Dodger Stadium was home to both the Dodgers and the Angels, who called it Chavez Ravine to avoid publicizing their NL rivals, but the Angels moved to Anaheim in 1966, leaving the Dodgers as sole occupants.
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 Dodgers '97
Dodgers down, 3-2, two outs in the bottom of the ninth, when rookie Wilton "Corky" Guerrero races home from second base on a very wild pitch to tie the score.
Dodger Dreams come true -- A friend at KCAL sets me up with the "Working Media" pass, which means access to all areas of Dodger Stadium.
A lovely Sunday afternoon at the Stadium with my pal Amy Huggins, offset only by the fact that due to the Earth's rotation and the design alignment of Dodger Stadium, we remained a maddening 20 feet from shade the entire game, and it was a little warm.
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 Walter O'Malley : Dodger Stadium : Comprehensive History : Envisioning a Ballpark
Holman Stadium, which opened in 1953 and remains the centerpiece of the modern-day training complex, was the first major improvement on the Dodgertown property, a former naval air station.
Holman Stadium in Vero Beach, FL opened in 1953 and was designed by Captain Emil Praeger, who also was the architect for Dodger Stadium construction.
The “dugout boxes” at Japan’s Korakuen Stadium, where the Dodgers played many exhibition games during their 1956 goodwill tour, would be incorporated into the design of Dodger Stadium.
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 Ballpark Digest -- Ballpark Visits -- Dodger Stadium / Los Angeles Dodgers
Dodger Stadium is still an impressive ballpark from architectural and historical viewpoints, a bridge from the old, quaint ballparks of the the 1930s to the retro ballparks of today.
Dodger Stadium is one of the most restrictive ballparks we've seen when it comes to moving around the ballpark.
And there really is something very special about Dodger Stadium; it is certainly of the three most historic ballparks in the majors (only Fenway Park and Wrigley Field surpass it, and they each have 50+ years in head starts).
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 Dodger Stadium, home to Advertisement. - ProSportsDaily Forums
Dodgers didnt want to pay him the huge amounts of money the market was willing to pay for him.
This was on a Dodger team that was the 10th worst team in a 12 team national league.
I was also at Dodger Stadium this weekend and thought that it was that the outfield wall looked a lot better with the shadows of the Dodgers of old but it is understandable why Mr.
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Dodger Stadium, opened in 1962, is the 4th oldest stadium in the Major Leagues, not counting RFK Stadium in DC, behind Wrigley Field, Fenway Park, and Yankee Stadium.
The Dodgers sweep of the Yankees in the 1963 WS would mark the only time the Boys in Blue would clinch a WS title on their home field.
Though Dodger Stadium regularly draws over 3 million fans a year, because of it's vast capacity of 56,000, tickets for most games are actually easy to come by.
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 Dodger Stadium Tickets - Dodger Stadium Information - Dodger Stadium Seating Chart
The price listed for Dodger Stadium tickets is the total price per ticket and may be over the printed price on the ticket.
Dodger Stadium seats are together, side by side, unless otherwise noted.
Actual Dodger Stadium seat numbers are withheld for the privacy of both buyer and seller.
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 Dodger Thoughts: Dodger Stadium Wish List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
My brother was an usher at Dodger Stadium back in the 1970s and he knew when people were visiting from out of town because they tipped him for showing them to their seats.
Dodger Stadium is the Cathedral of Baseball, our Church of the Big Dodger in the Sky.
If the message of the volume at Dodger Stadium is that I'm too old to be going to the ballgame (and I am in fact no chicken), then I must say that it has been received loud and clear; I don't go to the ballpark anymore.
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 Dodger Stadium - Dodger Stadium Concert Tickets
The Dodgers also have a fulltime maintenance crew to keep the stadium in great and clean condition, Dodger Stadium is one of the top uphold facilities in the country.
Dodger Stadium has also dealt with many non-baseball events, such as on September 16, 1987 Pope John Paul II celebrated Mass at Dodger Stadium.
Dodger Stadium, in the earlier years, even staged other sporting events such as boxing, a basketball game featuring Harlem Globetrotters and a ski-jumping exhibition.
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 Los Angeles Dodgers Tickets, Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball Tickets On Sale Now
Fans are welcomed to Dodger Stadium with parking for 16,000, a forest of trees and a wonderfully kept exterior appearance.
Views from inside the stadium include downtown Los Angeles to the south, the green, tree-lined landscape of the Elysian hills to the north and east, and the San Gabriel Mountains beyond.
Dodger Stadium is as red, white and blue as the nation's great Stars and Stripes flag, and what could be more American than a fun-filled day at the park experiencing the nation's favorite pastime?
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 An In-Depth Look at Dodger Stadium’s Effects -- The Hardball Times
If Dodger Stadium were completely neutral, any 2002-2004 park factor based on counting stats will make it appear to be more of a pitcher’s park.
In the past, I’ve theorized that Dodger Stadium was a better park for fly ball pitchers because it reduces the number of doubles hit.
I also used the Dodgers’ total park factors rather than the defense-only park factors to account for homefield advantage differential (in other words, to reflect that part of the defensive park factor is poorer defense on the road).
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 USATODAY.com - Stadium/tickets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Dodger Stadium is a clean, beautiful ballpark on a hilltop overlooking downtown L.A. It's known for tasty Dodger dogs, ushers in straw boaters, and the great views of the San Gabriel Mountains and the city skyline.
Dodger Stadium was the home of the 1984 Olympic Games baseball competition.
Dodger Stadium was also the first stadium to attract three million fans in one season.
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