Dodgers – More than Just Baseball
Close in travel to LAX, there are few baseball stadiums older than Dodger. This baseball park is often also known as Chavez Ravine end is within the Elysian Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. Appropriately it is now on Vin Scully Drive. Now 55 years old, this stadium is one of the most iconic ones in the long history of Major League Baseball.
A Very Long History
Dodger Stadium was built over three years between 1959 and 1962 after the Dodgers came to California in 1957. It was also briefly the home of the Angels while they were known as the Los Angeles Angels from 1962 to 1965. It is currently the third oldest stadium in Major League Baseball history end is the largest MLB stadium by seat capacity.
This stadium is seen 12 no-hitters as well as many World Series, 8 to be exact. It also hosted several major events, including the 2009 and 2017 World Baseball classics. Also, it also hosted an exhibition game during the 1984 Summer Olympics. Dodger stadium has also hosted number of soccer tournaments, and even a regular season hockey game between the Los Angeles Kings and the Anaheim Ducks in 2014.
Dodger Stadium is one of the most recognizable stadiums in the country, often known for its Baseball Legends, including Tommy Lasorda and Vin Scully. It also saw some no-hitters, including 2014 1 by Clayton Kershaw against the Rockies. Five home run balls have been hit completely out of the stadium, including one by Willie Stargell.
There has been a lot more than just baseball played at the stadium. In the 2028 Summer Olympics, the stadium will host both baseball and softball. The Beatles played at the stadium in 1966, which turned out to be their second to last show on their last tour. Elton John also played here twice in 1975. A whole series of other musicians also played here including the Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, and Bruce Springsteen.
Driving Directions from Dodger Stadium to Ehline Law Firm.
Drive time is usually 9 min (2.2 miles) via N Beaudry Ave from Dodger Stadium, 1000 Vin Scully Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012.
- Take Vin Scully Ave to Sunset Blvd 1 min (0.3 mi)
- Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Sunset Blvd 1 min (0.5 mi)
- Use the right 2 lanes to turn right onto N Beaudry Ave 3 min (0.8 mi)
- Turn left onto W 4th St 37 s (0.2 mi)
- Take S Hope St to S Grand Ave 1 min (0.2 mi)
- Continue on S Grand Ave. Drive to W 5th St 51 s (0.1 mi)