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About Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

No matter which statistic you look at, you will find the Dodgers dominating the Pirates. Interestingly, the Dodgers were established a year after the Pirates, yet they have managed to dominate the Pirates, be it their head-to-head regular season record or post-season record. The Dodgers have also won more World Series Championships than the Pirates. Another interesting fact about the two is that they have played over 2000 games and yet there is no Dodgers-Pirates rivalry. Nevertheless, the two teams have had their moments on the field.

Dodgers-Pirates - Memorable Moments

The longest game between the two was played on August 22, 1917. It was at Ebbets Field and the game was tied till the 21st inning. The Dodgers scored in the bottom of the 22nd inning and won the game 6-5. The game lasted for 4 hours and 15 minutes. Baseball history buffs would know that May 20, 1896, holds a special place in every Dodgers fan’s mind. It was the day when their team scored most runs in a single game against the Pirates. The Dodgers won the game 25-6.

Dodgers-Pirates - All-Time Head-to-Head Record

The Los Angeles Dodgers have the following head to head record against the Pittsburgh Pirates

Total Games Played Wins Losses Win-Loss % Runs Scored Runs Allowed Home Win-Loss Record Away Win-Loss Record
2152 1134 1004 .530 9650 9417 622-454 512-550

Looking at their Away Win-Loss record, it is clear that when the Dodgers have played at Pirates home ground, they have lost more than they have won, which makes the Pirates a formidable opponent at PNC Park. In the playoffs, the two have met on four occasions, out of which the Dodgers have come out victorious thrice.

Dodgers and Pirates Hall of Famers

Sandy Koufax’s name is no stranger to Dodgers fans. His career record stands at 165-87 with a 2.76 ERA and 2,396 strikeouts. Don Drysdale is another Dodgers Hall of Famer, whose career record stands at 209-166 with a 2.95 ERA and 2,486 strikeouts. This is the second all-time best record in Dodgers history. And anyone who is even remotely familiar with baseball would know that Jackie Robinson was the first African-American to have played in the big leagues. He played 10 seasons with the Dodgers. For the Pirates, Honus Wagner, Roberto Clemente and Ralph Kiner stand out.

Honus Wagner – None other than Babe Ruth himself called him the greatest right-handed hitter in baseball history.

Roberto Clemente – Vin Scully once said of Clemente, he could field the ball in New York and throw out a guy in Pennsylvania.

Ralph Kiner – Perhaps the greatest slugger Pirates ever had. Bob Smizik of the Pittsburgh Post - Gazette once wrote Pittsburgh had never seen an athlete like Kiner.

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