The Los Angeles Dodgers Report

by Bill Chuck on September 20, 2013

The Dodgers became this season’s first postseason team and first division champion as they defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks, 7-6, in Phoenix yesterday afternoon. Since June 22, when they were 30-42, 9.5 back of the D-backs, they have gone 58-23 to complete a last to first comeback.

This will be the 29th appearance in the postseason for this great franchise

Rk Year Tm Lg W L Ties W-L% Finish Playoffs ▾ Managers
1 1988 Los Angeles  NL West 94 67 1 .584 1st of 6 Won WS (4-1) Tom Lasorda (94-67)
2 1981 Los Angeles  NL West 63 47 0 .573 2nd of 6 Won WS (4-2) Tom Lasorda (63-47)
3 1965 Los Angeles  NL 97 65 0 .599 1st of 10 Won WS (4-3) Walter Alston (97-65)
4 1963 Los Angeles  NL 99 63 1 .611 1st of 10 Won WS (4-0) Walter Alston (99-63)
5 1959 Los Angeles  NL 88 68 0 .564 1st of 8 Won WS (4-2) Walter Alston (88-68)
6 1955 Brooklyn  NL 98 55 1 .641 1st of 8 Won WS (4-3) Walter Alston (98-55)
7 1890  Bridegrooms NL 86 43 0 .667 1st of 8 WS tie (3-3-1) Bill McGunnigle (86-43)
8 1978 Los Angeles  NL West 95 67 0 .586 1st of 6 Lost WS (4-2) Tom Lasorda (95-67)
9 1977 Los Angeles  NL West 98 64 0 .605 1st of 6 Lost WS (4-2) Tom Lasorda (98-64)
10 1974 Los Angeles  NL West 102 60 0 .630 1st of 6 Lost WS (4-1) Walter Alston (102-60)
11 1966 Los Angeles  NL 95 67 0 .586 1st of 10 Lost WS (4-0) Walter Alston (95-67)
12 1956 Brooklyn  NL 93 61 0 .604 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-3) Walter Alston (93-61)
13 1953 Brooklyn  NL 105 49 1 .682 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-2) Chuck Dressen (105-49)
14 1952 Brooklyn  NL 96 57 2 .627 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-3) Chuck Dressen (96-57)
15 1949 Brooklyn  NL 97 57 2 .630 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-1) Burt Shotton (97-57)
16 1947 Brooklyn  NL 94 60 1 .610 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-3) Clyde Sukeforth (2-0)
and Burt Shotton (92-60)
17 1941 Brooklyn  NL 100 54 3 .649 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-1) Leo Durocher (100-54)
18 1920  Robins NL 93 61 1 .604 1st of 8 Lost WS (5-2) Wilbert Robinson (93-61)
19 1916  Robins NL 94 60 2 .610 1st of 8 Lost WS (4-1) Wilbert Robinson (94-60)
20 1889  Bridegrooms AA 93 44 3 .679 1st of 8 Lost WS (6-3) Bill McGunnigle (93-44)
21 2009 Los Angeles  NL West 95 67 0 .586 1st of 5 Lost NLCS (4-1) Joe Torre (95-67)
22 2008 Los Angeles  NL West 84 78 0 .519 1st of 5 Lost NLCS (4-1) Joe Torre (84-78)
23 1985 Los Angeles  NL West 95 67 0 .586 1st of 6 Lost NLCS (4-2) Tom Lasorda (95-67)
24 1983 Los Angeles  NL West 91 71 1 .562 1st of 6 Lost NLCS (3-1) Tom Lasorda (91-71)
25 2006 Los Angeles  NL West 88 74 0 .543 2nd of 5 Lost LDS (3-0) Grady Little (88-74)
26 2004 Los Angeles  NL West 93 69 0 .574 1st of 5 Lost LDS (3-1) Jim Tracy (93-69)
27 1996 Los Angeles  NL West 90 72 0 .556 2nd of 4 Lost LDS (3-0) Tom Lasorda (41-35)
and Bill Russell (49-37)
28 1995 Los Angeles  NL West 78 66 0 .542 1st of 4 Lost LDS (3-0) Tom Lasorda (78-66)
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 9/20/2013.

Nine to Know

The LA Dodgers 2005-13

Rk Year Lg W L W-L% Finish Playoffs Top Player Managers
1 2013 NL West 88 65 .575 1st of 5 C.Kershaw (7.3) Don Mattingly (88-65)
2 2012 NL West 86 76 .531 2nd of 5 C.Kershaw (6.6) Don Mattingly (86-76)
3 2011 NL West 82 79 .509 3rd of 5 M.Kemp (8.1) Don Mattingly (82-79)
4 2010 NL West 80 82 .494 4th of 5 C.Kershaw (5.1) Joe Torre (80-82)
5 2009 NL West 95 67 .586 1st of 5 Lost NLCS (4-1) M.Kemp (4.8) Joe Torre (95-67)
6 2008 NL West 84 78 .519 1st of 5 Lost NLCS (4-1) C.Billingsley (4.5) Joe Torre (84-78)
7 2007 NL West 82 80 .506 4th of 5 B.Penny (6.6) Grady Little (82-80)
8 2006 NL West 88 74 .543 2nd of 5 Lost LDS (3-0) D.Lowe (4.6) Grady Little (88-74)
9 2005 NL West 71 91 .438 4th of 5 J.Kent (3.8) Jim Tracy (71-91)
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 9/20/2013.

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