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One Dodgers great thinks this club has the look of '88 champions

One Dodgers great thinks this club has the look of '88 champions

There are 10 games remaining in the regular season and the Dodgers are closing in on their fourth consecutive division title.

Normally, this is around the time Los Angeles starts to wonder if this will be the Dodgers’ year.

Except this isn’t a typical September.

Around the city, there is a noticeable lack of buzz. Expectations are tempered.

“It’s like our ’88 team,” Orel Hershiser said.

You had the same thought, didn’t you? How could you not?

The Dodgers aren’t supposed to be in this position, similar to how the Hershiser-led 1988 edition of the team wasn’t supposed to win the franchise’s sixth...

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