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LA Dodgers Win World Series In Game 6, Defeating Tampa Bay 3-1

Added 10-28-20 12:07:02am EST - “It was the end of a pandemic-shortened season of only 60 games. Los Angeles won for the first time in 32 years.” - Npr.org

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Npr.org: “LA Dodgers Win World Series In Game 6, Defeating Tampa Bay 3-1”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 to win the 2020 World Series in Game 6 in Arlington, Texas. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 to win the 2020 World Series in Game 6 in Arlington, Texas.

The Los Angeles Dodgers won the 2020 World Series in Game 6 Tuesday night, defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1.

It was the longest of waits for the LA Dodgers and their long-suffering fans. The last World Series title was back in 1988. That's 32 long years. Yet they have played in three of the last four World Series — including in 2017, losing to the Houston Astros (who, as you may recall, cheated--or more accurately--illegally used technology to steal signs and relay upcoming pitches to Astros batters).

But it took this most unusual of years for the Dodgers to find a way to win it all. Major League Baseball shortened its regular season from the usual 162-games to just 60 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Games were played in teams' home stadiums without fans. A few early-season COVID outbreaks threatened to derail the season altogether.

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