- Address: 1000 Elysian Park Avenue, Los Angeles
- Country: United States
- Capacity: 56,000
- Opened: 10 April 1962
- Main use: Baseball
- Tenants: Los Angeles Dodgers (baseball)
Extra stadium info – Dodger Stadium
The Dodger Stadium, which became the largest Major League Baseball venue by capacity, is nicknamed Blue Heaven On Earth and Chavez Ravine. Its construction started in 1959 and the construction costs of the venue were $23 million. It is known as a venue for several events, like baseball, basketball, boxing, concerts, cricket, football, ice hockey and religious gatherings. In 2013, the stadium hosted its first-ever football match for Real Madrid from Spain. Real Madrid became the first sports club with 100 million followers on its main social media page. They won several world championship titles. Real Madrid became the first football club with 10 European championship titles.
The Los Angeles Angels and the Los Angeles Dodgers
The Los Angeles Angels baseball club played numerous home games at the Dodger Stadium. It has been the home of the Los Angeles Dodgers, one of the first baseball clubs with 1 million followers on its main social media page, since 1962. They are also known as The Blue Crew. There is a Think Blue sign in the mountains north of the Dodger Stadium, a homage to the nearby Hollywood sign. In 1963, the Dodger Stadium hosted its first World Series. The Los Angeles Dodgers won the World Series after beating the New York Yankees.
The 2018 World Series
The Dodger Stadium was one of the two venues for the 2018 World Series. It was the 10th edition of the competition at the Dodger Stadium. The Boston Red Sox won the 2018 World Series after defeating the Los Angeles Lakers. The Red Sox recorded four wins and the Dodgers recorded one win during the World Series in 2018. All three matches of the 2018 World Series at the Dodger Stadium drew attendances above 50,000.