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1958 was their first season in L.A.

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Q: When did the Brooklyn dodgers become the LA Dodgers?
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Is Jackie Robinson a black man in British?

No. He played for the Brooklyn Dodgers (But not actually in Brooklyn). The "Brooklyn" Dodgers played in LA.

How many World Series Championships have the LA dodgers won?

Prior to moving to LA, the Dodgers were the Brooklyn Dodgers. The Brooklyn Dodgers won the World Series in 1955. After moving to LA and becoming the LA Dodgers, they won the World Series in 1959, 1963, 1965, 1981, and 1988. If you count the Brooklyn title, they have won 6 World Series Championships. If you only count those as the LA Dodgers, they have 5.

What happened to the Brooklyn dodgers?

The moved to Los Angeles and started in 1958 as the LA Dodgers.

How did the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees become rivals?

Originally the Dodgers were in Brooklyn. Called the Brooklyn Dodgers. They were only a few miles away from the Bronx. I guess once they moved to LA, they still remained rivals.

How many pennants have the Brooklyn Dodgers won since 1903?

The Brooklyn Dodgers became the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1957. As the LA Dodgers, they won the World Series in 1988, 1981, 1965, 1963, 1959. The Brooklyn Dodgers won the 1955 World Series.

Dodgers move from Brooklyn to la?

after the '57 season

Where were the Dodgers before LA?

Brooklyn, NY (Ebbets Field)

Did Jackie Robinson play in Los Angeles for the Dodgers?

When Jackie Robinson played with the Dodgers, they were the Brooklyn Dodgers. The Dodgers moved to LA in 1958. Robinson played with the Dodgers from 1947-1956, and the Dodgers was the only team he played for in the MLB.

Did Jackie Robinson play for the Dodgers in Los Angeles?

When Jackie Robinson played with the Dodgers, they were the Brooklyn Dodgers. The Dodgers moved to LA in 1958. Robinson played with the Dodgers from 1947-1956, and the Dodgers was the only team he played for in the MLB.

How did the Los Angeles Dodgers get their name?

Well, actually the dodgers were originally from Brooklyn, New York and were called the trolley dodgers because back then in Brooklyn when u walked in the streets you had to DODGE the trolley cars. then they were called the grooms because some of there players were getting married that year. then they were finally called the Brooklyn dodgers until they moved to LA in 1955 (my town GO DODGERS!!!) and have been since then called the LOS ANGELES DODGERS!!! [Actually, the Dodgers moved from Brooklyn to LA before the beginning of the 1958 season]

The CITY that the dodgers played in before moving to la?

Brooklyn, ny

The city the dodgers played at before moving to la?

Brooklyn, NY

Is the dodgers from Boston?

No the dodgers are from la

Did Charlie Dressen ever manage the LA Dodgers?

No, Walter Alston was manager of the Dodgers when they moved to Los Angeles. Dressen was the manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers between 1951-1953.

What is the record in dodgers vs pirates?

The Los Angeles Dodgers are 373-294 vs the Pirates. But throughout the entire history of the Dodgers franchise (Brooklyn and LA), they are 2,123-1,122 (as of January 2013).

Did the team have another name before it was called the Los Angeles Dodgers?

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What was the name of the stadium where the dodgers played in brooklyn before moving to la?

Ebbets Field

Do the dodgers have more championships in LA or in Brooklyn?

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Hank Aaron hit 95 career home runs against the Brooklyn/LA Dodgers.

Coach for the LA Dodgers?

The Dodgers are managed by Don Mattingly.

What is LA Dodgers full name?

The Los Angeles Dodgers

Does George Lopez own the LA Dodgers?

He purchased a controlling intrest in the LA Dodgers.

What is the LA Dodgers mascot?

The Dodgers have no mascot. 4 teams do not have a mascot: Dodgers, Angels, Cubs and Yankees.

Who is the manager of the LA dodgers?

Don Mattingly is the current manager of the Dodgers.

Which of these has never managed the LA Dodgers Connie Mack Wilbert Robinson Charlie Dressen Leo Durocher?

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