July 26, 2021

Dodgers: Top Moments of the Decade – Part 1 (Dodgers Nation)

The 2010s was a decade that resoundingly proved Vin Scully’s saying that for the Dodgers — both Brooklyn and Los Angeles — nothing comes easy. It was a decade that saw the franchise undergo enormous changes, from ownership to the front office to the announcer’s booth. With Yankee-level money and cutting-edge analytics, the team put together one of the greatest runs of annual success in MLB history, an admirable accomplishment given it started just two years after Frank McCourt’s departure. 

Yet in spite of all this winning, the record sums of money spent, booming attendance, and farm system building have yet to procure their first championship since 1988. Their Octobers, despite yielding back-to-back pennants after almost three decades without even one, have been mind-boggling in how they keep finding new ways to torture the Dodger faithful. Granted, the recent revelations of the 2017 Astros’ sleazy cheating setup may change our understanding as to why Los Angeles lost that particular series. Even so, that doesn’t change the fact that they haven’t won the ultimate prize in this era. 

Given this run of relevance is likely far from over, it’s a story whose…

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