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Hi there - the Brooklyn Dodgers seem to have been founded in 1883.

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That was 1883 when the team known as the Brooklyn Atlantics was formed.

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When did the Los Angeles Dodgers become a baseball team?

They became a team in 1883.

Why did the New York Giants and the Brooklyn Dodgers become the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers respectively?

In the mid-1950s, Brooklyn owner Walter O'Malley was frustrated by his inability to persuade New York City officials to back a new stadium for the Dodgers. When the City of Los Angeles offered the team a lucrative deal, O'Malley persuaded New York Giants owner Horace Stoneham to move his club to San Francisco to keep alive their longtime rivalry. Both teams moved to the West Coast in time for the 1958 season.

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Newspapers dating back to 1912 and possibly farther, have numerous sports articles where the sports writers of the time would refer to the Brooklyn National League Baseball Club as the "DODGERS". The name actually became OFFICIAL during a meeting at Ebbets Field where the PRESS had been gathered to VOTE on an official team name. There were a few names that were discussed, but the name DODGERS was clearly the choice. The name DODGERS first appeared on the jersey in 1932 in BLOCK FONT style. In 1938, the DODGERS SCRPIT style font replaced the block style. With a few variations here and there over the years, the scrpt style has remained the same for 80 plus years.

How did the Los Angeles Dodgers become famous?

They won 5 World Series there, and they were the first MLB team to move to CA

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I'm thinking that it was known as breaking the racial barrier when Jackie Robinson first played for the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Who is better - the San Francisco Giants or the Los Angeles Dodgers?

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Why did the dodgers move to California?

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Who played in the World Series of 1955?

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When did Russell Martin become a free agent for the Los Angeles Dodgers?

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How long has Jackie Robinson played baseball?

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