Dodger Stadium
aka Chavez Ravine

1962 - Present

Los Angeles, CA
Historic Aerials
What Was There

Team Years Games
(1962 - 2020)
(1962 - 1964)
First Game
Dodgers vs. Reds: 4/10/1962
Starting Pitchers: Johnny Podres (LAN) vs Bob Purkey (CIN)
Score: 6-3 (CIN)
Attendance: 52,564
First Batter: Eddie Kasko (CIN) (Doubled to LF)
Hall of Fame umpire Doug Harvey and five-time All-Star Cookie Rojas both made their MLB debuts in Dodger Stadium's first game. Los Angeles Angels pitcher Bo Belinski threw the first no-hitter at Dodger Stadium on May 5, 1962 against the Baltimore Orioles. The next day Orioles third baseman Brooks Robinson hit the first grand slam at Dodger Stadium in a game against the Angels, who called Dodger Stadium home from 1962-1965.

Event First Last
Hit Eddie Kasko (CIN) - Doubled to LF (1st) -
Run Scored Eddie Kasko (CIN)
Run Batted In Vada Pinson (CIN)
Home Run Wally Post (CIN) vs. Johnny Podres (LAN) on 4/10/1962 (7th inning)
Strikeout Johnny Podres (LAN)/Gordy Coleman (CIN)
Win Bob Purkey (CIN)
Loss Johnny Podres (LAN)
Grand Slam Brooks Robinson (BAL) vs. Ken McBride (LAA) on 5/6/1962 (3rd inning)
Inside-the-Park HR Larry Burright (LAN) vs. Dave Hillman (NYN) on 5/25/1962 (6th inning)
No-Hitter Bo Belinksi (LAA) vs. Orioles on 5/5/1962