Looks like the Dodgers exhibition game against the Boston Red Sox on March 29 sold out in under an hour – not bad for 90,000+ seats! DodgerFan.net scored four seats to the historic game, and you better believe we’re going to be there (even though our seats are a long, long, long ways away in left field). If the Coliseum folks can find away to squeeze a few more seats in, they’ll be able to break the record for most people ever at a professional baseball game.
According to the Baseball Almanac, it was October 6, 1959 when the LA Coliseum played host to the Dodgers and the Chicago White Sox with 92,706 in the stands during game five of the World Series. Check out the 1959 roster…this team was stacked with legends like Koufax, Drysdale, Podres, Hodges, Wills, Zimmer, Furillo, Snyder…the list goes on. Needless to say, LA won that Series 4-2. Hopefully the Dodgers will bring back some of the guys from the ’59 team for this special game.
Of course, DodgerFan.net will be on hand to document the game for those who can’t make it. If you’re lucky enough to be going, leave a comment and we’ll invite you the inugural DodgerFan.net pre-game tailgate!