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Fans can claim their seats through Dodgers fan cutout program

Cutouts on sale tomorrow at 10 am, net proceeds to benefit Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation
July 14, 2020

LOS ANGELES – The 2020 season kicks off next week, and fans looking to have a presence at Dodger Stadium can purchase a Los Angeles Dodgers Fan Cutout. Net proceeds from the sale of cutouts will benefit the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation, and cutouts in the Dugout Club or the

All 11 pro sports teams in Greater Los Angeles unite as allies in new collaboration – The ALLIANCE: Los Angeles – to utilize sport for social justice

Teams Join with Play Equity Fund to Support Communities of Color and Level the Playing Field
July 14, 2020

LOS ANGELES (July 14, 2020) – In a collaboration to pursue change in communities of color and develop meaningful programs, the 11 professional sports organizations in greater Los Angeles have joined together to launch The ALLIANCE: Los Angeles, a comprehensive five-year commitment to drive investment and impact for social justice

Dodgers Announce 2021 Preliminary Schedule

July 9, 2020

LOS ANGELES – Major League Baseball today announced its preliminary schedule for the 2021 season, with the Dodgers opening the campaign on April 1 at Colorado and playing their home-opener on April 9 against the Nationals. It marks the first time since 2016 that the Dodgers will begin a season

Dodgers Announce 2020 60-Game Schedule

July 6, 2020

LOS ANGELES – Major League Baseball today announced its schedule for the 2020 season, with the Dodgers playing 60 games against divisional opponents and American League West clubs during a shortened season. Los Angeles will kick off the 2020 season on Thursday, July 23 against the San Francisco Giants on

Dodgers statement on David Price opting out of 2020 season

July 4, 2020

LOS ANGELES -- "The Dodgers fully support David’s decision to sit out the 2020 season. We have been in constant contact with David and we understand how much this deliberation weighed on him and his family. We know he’ll be rooting hard for the club every day and look forward

Dodgers Foundation named 2020 Project Play champion

LADF among select organizations recognized nationally by the Aspen Institute
July 2, 2020

LOS ANGELES- The Aspen Institute’s Project Play announced Tuesday that it has named the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) as a 2020 Project Play Champion. The Aspen Institute’s Project Play Champions program annually recognizes local and national organizations that are taking new, meaningful, and specific actions consistent with the Project

Dodgers announce player pool for 2020 season

June 28, 2020

LOS ANGELES –The Los Angeles Dodgers announced their player pool for the 2020 season, including 28 pitchers, five catchers, seven infielders, seven outfielders and four infielders/outfielders. The group of 51 includes all players on the 40-man roster, seven players that attended Spring Training as a Non-Roster Invitee and four additional

Los Angeles Dodgers win 2020 ESPN Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year in recognition of the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation

$100,000 award celebrates its significant impact in the Los Angeles community
June 21, 2020

LOS ANGELES – ESPN announced tonight, during The 2020 ESPYS Presented by Capital One, that the Los Angeles Dodgers were named the Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year in recognition of the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF). LADF was recognized for tackling the most pressing problems facing Los Angeles with

Dodgers Select RHP Landon Knack with second pick in 2020 MLB Draft

Dodgers finished the 2020 First-Year Player Draft selecting three pitchers, one catcher and one outfielder
June 12, 2020

LOS ANGELES –The Los Angeles Dodgers announced their five selections of the second day of the 2020 MLB Draft, taking right-handed pitcher Landon Knack from East Tennessee State University (second round), right-handed pitcher Clayton Beeter from Texas Tech University (second round - Comp B), outfielder Jake Vogel from Huntington Beach

Dodger first base coach George Lombard brings life experience to Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Virtual Coaches Training Series

June 11, 2020

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) continued their virtual Dodgers RBI season last night with a special coaches training featuring Dodger first base coach George Lombard. Lombard is the latest member of the Dodgers coaching staff to join LADF’s training series, following Dodger third base coach Dino

Dodgers select RHP Bobby Miller with the 29th overall pick In the 2020 MLB Draft

June 11, 2020

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers selected right-handed pitcher Bobby Miller from the University of Louisville with the 29th overall selection in the 2020 First Year Player Draft. Miller, 21, made four starts for the Cardinals in 2020, going 2-0 with a 2.31 ERA (6 ER/23.1 IP) with 34

Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation to launch Dodger Day Drive-Thru Series in response to Dodgers RBI COVID-19 needs assessment released today

Series will provide 132,000 meals, over $480,000 in resources to families across five distribution days in South Los Angeles, Huntington Park, Lynwood, Long Beach and East Los Angeles Regions
June 10, 2020

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) today released its Dodgers RBI COVID-19 Needs Assessment sharing the impact of the pandemic on households and how they have adapted support during this time. Outcomes of the assessment informed the launch of the Dodger Day Drive-Thru Series presented by ARCO,

Dodger players support online auction with exclusive experiences and game-used memorabilia to combat COVID-19 and racial inequality

Featuring Mookie Betts Autographed Bats, Meet & Greet Experiences with Clayton Kershaw, Gavin Lux, Will Smith
June 9, 2020

LOS ANGELES- The Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) are hosting a second online auction at Dodgers.com/Relief featuring donated player experiences and game-used memorabilia with proceeds to support programs and organizations on the front lines combatting COVID-19 and racial inequality. Funds will provide critical donations to improve

Music legend John Fogerty celebrates his 75th birthday by playing hit song ‘Centerfield’ at Dodger Stadium

May 29, 2020

LOS ANGELES –Music legend John Fogerty celebrated his 75th birthday yesterday by playing his 1985 hit song Centerfield from Centerfield – at Dodger Stadium! Fogerty posted the video to Facebook, saying “It took 75 years and it’s a little different than I envisioned. Now on my birthday I get to

Dodgers third-base coach Dino Ebel joins Dodgers Foundation for virtual coaches training

Over 500 Coaches throughout Greater Los Angeles Tune in for 2020 Dodgers RBI Coaches’ Training Series to-date
May 28, 2020

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) continued its virtual Dodgers RBI season last night with a special coaches training featuring Dodgers third base coach, Dino Ebel. Dodgers RBI volunteer coaches and parents participated via Zoom and listened as Ebel shared his journey in coaching, how he landed

Dodgers, Dodgers Foundation and Salvation Army distribute 40,000 meals to local families

May 28, 2020

LOS ANGELES –The Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) and Salvation Army today distributed family food boxes with the equivalent of 40,000 meals to 2,000 families as part of their continued relief efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. The food boxes contained non-perishable groceries, canned goods, and a Smart

Dodgers statement

May 26, 2020

LOS ANGELES –The Los Angeles Dodgers today issued the following statement: The Coronavirus has caused grave health issues as well as widespread financial hardships for many people and also for businesses. The virus also has created uncertainty regarding the 2020 MLB season. The entire Dodgers’ organization, including the great many

Mayor Garcetti, Dodgers, LAFD and CORE partner to open county's largest testing site at Dodger Stadium

Center will have capacity to test 6,000 Angelenos each day, dramatically increasing size of Stadium’s previous testing site
May 26, 2020

LOS ANGELES –– Mayor Eric Garcetti today opened a new COVID-19 testing site at Dodger Stadium, with the capacity to test 6,000 Angelenos a day free of charge –– making it three times larger than any other location in L.A. County. “Dodger Stadium is a place where Angelenos usually rally

Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation releases COVID-19 grantee needs assessment revealing LA nonprofits require more flexibility during pandemic

May 20, 2020

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) released a COVID-19 Grantee Needs Assessment today revealing Los Angeles nonprofits require increased flexibility during the current pandemic. LADF is calling on all major grantmaking organizations in Los Angeles to join them in offering nonprofit partners clear and consistent communication, creative

Los Angeles Dodgers named finalist for ESPN's Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year in recognition of the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation

Dodgers named finalists in back-to-back years
May 20, 2020

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers today were named a finalist for the Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year, ESPN announced, in recognition of the work of the club’s official charity, the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF). The sixth annual Sports Humanitarian Awards sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is

Dodgers to hold inaugural Zoom party en Español Thursday night

May 19, 2020

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers will hold their inaugural Zoom Party en Español Thursday at 6:00 p.m. PT, featuring current players Kiké Hernández, Julio Urías, Brusdar Graterol and Edwin Ríos, former Dodgers Adrián González and Fernando Valenzuela as well as broadcasters Jaime Jarrín, Alanna Rizzo, Pepe Yñiguez and

Special guests Billie Jean King, Ken Jeong join Dodger players & more than 15,000 fans on latest Zoom party

Weekly event to return next Monday, May 18 at 6 pm PT
May 12, 2020

LOS ANGELES – Special guest appearances by Billie Jean King and Ken Jeong highlighted the Dodgers’ latest Zoom Party, which had more than 15,000 unique accounts sign into the hour-long event last night. The Dodgers’ Zoom Party was hosted by team broadcasters Joe Davis and Alanna Rizzo, and featured current

Dodgers Zoom party draws 3 former MVPs, nearly 12,000 unique logins

Team announces plans for third event on Monday, May 11
May 5, 2020

LOS ANGELES – Nearly 12,000 unique accounts logged into the Dodgers’ second Zoom Party last night, which featured three former Most Valuable Players among current and former players and a surprise appearance by actor Cedric the Entertainer. The Dodgers’ Zoom Party was hosted by team broadcasters Joe Davis and Alanna

Dodgers host 11,000 fans on star-studded inaugural Zoom party

Team announces plans for second event on Monday, May 4
April 28, 2020

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers hosted 11,000 fans on their inaugural Dodgers Zoom Party last night, which featured current and former players, team personalities and celebrity fans for an hour-long event. The Dodgers Zoom Party was hosted by team broadcasters Joe Davis and Alanna Rizzo, and featured current

Dodgers, Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation launch fourth season of LA Reads to support at-home learning during COVID-19

Literacy Initiative to include Digital Reading Experiences, Goal to Inspire Students to Read While at Home to Reach 1.75 Million Minutes Read
April 13, 2020

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) announced the launch of the fourth season of their joint literacy initiative, LA Reads. Students and families can now sign up to track their daily reading and join the Dodgers Reading Champions Challenge at Dodgers.com/LAReads. In an