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Two fans beat Dodgers traffic by walking to the game – 22 miles from Sherman Oaks

Two fans beat Dodgers traffic by walking to the game – 22 miles from Sherman Oaks

Sometimes it really is the journey, not the destination. Occasionally it's both.

Last week, nine hours before game time, Jay Lewitt and Rick Gottesman — buddies since grade school, pals for life — set off on foot for Dodger Stadium, from Sherman Oaks, 22 miles away.

"We parked on Sutton Street, so we'd remember," said Lewitt, referencing the 16-season Dodgers pitcher.

From the 405 Freeway, they walked along Ventura Boulevard, through North Hollywood and Toluca Lake, stopping for a memorial toast at a watering hole near Warner Bros. Studios.

Lots of folks complain about traffic on the way to Dodgers games. These...

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