…from the LA Times…..
All year long, from February when the coronavirus outbreak was a concept beyond our imaginations and a shutdown was inconceivable, until Tuesday night, the Dodgers believed this was the year. This was the year those hovering ghosts — produced by annual heartbreak the last seven years — would vanish. This was the year they would add another round of World Series highlights to the 1988 reel that grows grainier each passing autumn. This was the year and this was the team to finally end a championship drought going on 32 years.
It happened Tuesday night inside Globe Life Field, a cavernous, shiny new building 1,400 miles away from their home, in front of 11,437 people. It happened when Julio Urías struck out Willy Adames looking to end Game 6 of the World Series and spark a celebration millions of children, teenage and adult Dodgers fans — now mothers and fathers and aunts and uncles — had never experienced.
It happened. It finally happened. The Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays, 3-1, to win the series, four games to two, and claim their first World Series crown since 1988, the franchise’s seventh title and sixth since moving to Los Angeles…..