Dodger Stadium Hosts a World Series Game 7 for First Time Ever

Dodger Stadium has staged concerts, soccer games, a Papal mass, even a bullfight.

The Dodgers celebrate after defeating the Houston Astros 3-1 in game six of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 31, 2017 in Los Angeles. (Credit: Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

The Dodgers celebrate after defeating the Houston Astros 3-1 in game six of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 31, 2017 in Los Angeles. (Credit: Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

But Wednesday will mark the first time baseball’s third-oldest ballpark will play host to Game 7 of a World Series.

The Dodgers forced a final game by defeating the Astros, 3-1, on Tuesday as Rich Hill and four relievers combined on a six-hitter.

Two World Series-clinching games have been played in Chavez Ravine, both against the Yankees: In 1978, when New York won in six games, and in 1963, when the Dodgers swept.

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