Disrespectful? Dodgers Say Victory Swim Was Fun
Their weary souls covered in the pained sweat that comes from digging through the deepest of expectations, the Dodgers celebrated the triumphant climax of their regular-season journey Thursday with a most perfect splash.
The boys took a bath.
Shortly after the Dodgers defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks, 7-6, to clinch the National League West championship, about half of the team jogged out of its Chase Field dugout, across an empty right-field expanse, and headed toward the right-center field wall.
This was not going to be a victory lap. This was going to be a victory swim. The players were running to Chase Field’s signature pool.
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