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'The Kings have won the Stanley Cup!' Dodgers fans and Vin Scully celebrate L.A.'s hockey victory

Plenty of Los Angeles sports fans were at Dodger Stadium on Friday night to watch the L.A. ballclub defeat the Diamondbacks. A few of them, however, spent the early innings crowded around television monitors at Chavez Ravine, awaiting the exciting conclusion of the Stanley Cup Finals.

When the L.A. Kings finally bested the New York Rangers in double overtime, winning the Stanley Cup for Los Angeles, Dodgers third baseman Chone Figgins was in the midst of a battle with D-backs reliever Oliver Perez. Figgins drew a walk, but the cheering and screaming emanating from the concourse was a bit louder than for a usual base on balls:


Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis was standing on first base during Figgins' at-bat, and he immediately knew what was going on:

"They kept flashing the score on the board, and we knew they were in overtime," Ellis said after the Dodgers' 4-3 win. "As soon as the crowd erupted like that, we knew they weren't getting fired up for a Chone Figgins at-bat with me standing on first base."

But for those in their seats who were still somewhat confused, this guy certainly helped clear things up:


Check out the video up top to see Dodgers fans celebrating the momentous occasion, and make sure to listen to the inimitable Vin Scully honoring the best team in hockey:

And, in case you're wondering -- yes, they did show it on the big screen. And yes, it was awesome: