With the release of the 2013 Major League Baseball schedule, fans can now start planning which games they want to see in person. A popular matchup is always the New York Yankees and the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers and the New York Yankees are two of baseball’s most iconic franchises, and their rivalry is one of the sport’s most storied. The two teams have faced each other in the World Series a whopping 18 times, with the Yankees winning an incredible 27 championships overall to the Dodgers’ mere six.
The New York Yankees are a professional baseball team based in the Bronx, New York City. They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) East division. The Yankees are one of two MLB teams located in New York City; the other is the New York Mets. One of baseball’s most successful franchises, the Yankees have won 18 division titles, 40 AL pennants, and 27 World Series championships, all of which are MLB records.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are a professional baseball team based in Los Angeles, California. The Dodgers compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) West division. Established in 1883 in Brooklyn, New York, the team moved to Los Angeles before the 1958 season. They played for four seasons at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum before moving to their current home of Dodger Stadium in 1962.
The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team based in the Bronx, New York City, that competes in Major League Baseball (MLB). They are one of two major league clubs based in New York City; the other is the New York Mets. One of baseball’s American League East Division clubs, the Yankees have won 27 World Series championships, more than any other MLB team.
The managers of the Dodgers and Yankees are both former players. Joe Girardi was a catcher for the Yankees from 1996 to 1999, and he managed the team from 2008 to present. Don Mattingly was a first baseman for the Yankees from 1982 to 1995, and he started coaching for them in 2004. He became the manager of the Dodgers in 2011.
The Yankees play their home games at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York City, while the Dodgers play theirs at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.
The Dodgers and Yankees will play each other in interleague play during the 2013 regular season. The specific dates and times of the games have not been released yet, but we do know that they will play each other in Los Angeles from June 18-20 and in New York from September 17-19.
The unofficial start of the baseball season is upon us, which means that we’ll soon be able to see the New York Yankees take on the Los Angeles Dodgers in interleague play.
This year, the Dodgers and Yankees will face off against each other on:
May 28-30 at Yankee Stadium
July 30-August 1 at Dodger Stadium
So if you’re looking to catch some of this year’s top interleague action, be sure to mark those dates down on your calendar.
So there you have it, the Dodgers and Yankees will face each other in Interleague play from May 28th through June 2nd in what is sure to be an exciting series for baseball fans everywhere.