Greatest Moments in Dodgers Postseason History

Robinson Steals Home Against Yankees
Yogi Berra always insisted he tagged Jackie Robinson, but the umpire called him safe in Game One of the 1955 World Series. The steal was one of the most daring and famous plays of Robinson's Hall of Fame career.
Podres Pitches Bums to First Title
When Johnny Podres finished off the Yankees in Game Seven of the 1955 World Series he exorcized demons that had haunted the Dodgers for years. The first Dodger championship came after the franchise had lost five times to the Yanks in the Fall Classic.
Duke's HR is winning blow in '59 Series
In Game Six of the 1959 World Series, Duke Snider's homer off Early Wynn gave the Dodgers a lead they never surrendered. The win clinched the Dodgers first title in Los Angeles.
Koufax Too Much for Yankees Twice
The 1963 World Series was a mismatch, in large part due to the left arm of Sandy Koufax. The southpaw from Brooklyn pitched complete game victories in GAme One and clinching Game Four, fanning 23 Yankee batters. In both games, Koufax outdueled Whitey Ford.
Koufax Twirls Shutout on Two Days Rest
Pitching on two days rest in the 1965 World Series, Sandy Koufax hurled a three-hut shutout and struck out 10 Twins to win Game Seven. The title was the third for Los Angeles in seven years.
Monday Sinks Expos in 1981 Playoffs
It what became known as "Blue Monday" in Quebec, Rick Monday blasted a homer in the ninth inning off Montreal's Steve Rogers to break a 1-1 tie. Bob Welch got the final out in the bottom of the inning to secure the pennant for the Dodgers.
Guerrero & Yeager Go Back-to-Back in Yankee Stadium
After losing the first two games of the 1981 World Series, the Dodgers answered the bell and came back to win the next three. In Game Six at Yankee Stadium, Pedro Guerrero and Steve Yeager smacked back-to-back homers in the seventh to lift LA into the lead. Nine outs later the Dodgers had defeated the Yankees by winning their fourth straight.
Hershiser Pitches Dodgers Past the Mets
It was too much Hershiser for the Mets in the '88 NLCS. In Game Seven, the Dodgers ace tossed a shutout to clinch the pennant. Three days earlier, Hershiser emerged from the bullpen to get the final out in Game Four. He also started Game One and Game Three.
Gibson Walks Off Against Eckersley
"Sure as I'm standing here podner, on a two-strike count Eckersley will throw that backdoor slider." Armed with that scouting report, Kirk Gibson hit a two-out, two-run homer to win Game One of the 1988 World Series. Ignoring his injured hamstring, Gibson proved to be too much Roy Hobbs for the ace Oakland closer.
Jansen Converts 12th Straight Postseason Save in 2017 World Series
A converted catcher, Kenley Jansen converted 12 straight saves for LA from 2013 through Game One of the 2017 World Series. Jansen saved games in five different postseasons and eight separate playoff series.
Bellinger's Blast Sends Dodgers to Fall Classic
In a tie game in the seventh inning of Game Seven of the 2020 NL Championship Series, Cody Bellinger belted a home run to provide the winning margin against Atlanta.
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