With the one-year anniversary of the Dodgers winning their first World Series Championship in 32 years, I’ve decided to reopen a topic that I dread talking about, and that is the legitimacy of LA’s 2020 World Series title. The 2020 MLB season, although 63% shorter of a standard 162-game season, presented obstacles never experienced in modern Major League Baseball and I make the case that the 2020 World Series Championship is as legitimate as any title in the history of the sport.
From having to be the first team to trudge its way through the gauntlet of an expanded postseason that required the champion to win an unprecedented thirteen games in four rounds, to having to play in empty ballparks, to having to adhere to the many protocols associated with playing through a global pandemic, the abbreviated 2020 MLB season presented unique challenges that teams normally wouldn’t have to overcome.
We give you our top five reasons why the Dodgers 2020 World Series Championship should be viewed in the same light as any World Series won in a full 162-game season. Plus, Dodgers fans give their response to the naysayers, who label LA’s 2020 World Series title a “Mickey Mouse” championship.
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