Adam Kennedy

Dodger Stadium will host a World Series Game 7 for the first time

Dodger Stadium will host a World Series Game 7 for the first time

Dodger Stadium has staged concerts, soccer games, a Papal mass, even a bullfight.

But Wednesday will mark the first time baseball’s third-oldest ballpark will play host to Game 7 of a World Series.

The Dodgers forced a final game by defeating the Astros, 3-1, on Tuesday as Rich Hill and four relievers combined on a six-hitter.

Two World Series-clinching games have been played in Chavez Ravine, both against the Yankees: In 1978, when New York won in six games, and in 1963, when the Dodgers swept.

The Dodgers also have won two Games 7 on the road, in 1955 at Yankee Stadium and 10 years later in Minnesota. Both games finished 2-0 with a left-hander...

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