Los Angeles Dodgers Logo – The Los Angeles Dodgers are a deductible of Baseball Major League Baseball based in Los Angeles. They operate in the West Division of the National League. The franchise was founded in 1883 in Brooklyn and moved to California during the winter 1957 – 58. Jackie Robinson, Sandy Koufax and Roy Campanella evolved under the colors of the Dodgers.
After winning the World Series in Brooklyn (1955), the Dodgers won the title five times since moving to Los Angeles (1959, 1963, 1965, 1981 and 1988). In 2010, they posted 80 wins to 82 losses rank fourth in the West Division.
Founded in 1883 as a team to a minor league as the Brooklyn baseball club, the franchise was admitted to the American League (first version) in 1884 and 1890 in the National League , which league it is still part. The club absorbs many local clubs between 1888 and 1891 to ensure its dominant position in Brooklyn. Dubbed by the press of Brooklyn Bridegrooms in 1888, the franchise was renamed the Brooklyn Superbas in 1899 in reference to the name of his manager, Hanlon Superbras. The unofficial nickname of Trolley Dodgers also appear during the 1890s (1895). He paid tribute to pedestrians tacking between trams to enter the stadium. At that time, meetings are held at Washington Park or the Eastern Park.