Fitting Finale: Dodgers Win Title, Lose Turner to COVID-19

The Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated their first World Series title since 1988 in a manner no one could have imagined prior to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Published 27 October 2020

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — No dogpile, no champagne and a mask on nearly every face — the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated their first World Series title since 1988 in a manner no one could have imagined prior to the coronavirus pandemic. They did it without Justin Turner, their red-headed star who received a positive test for COVID-19 in the middle of their clinching victory. Turner was removed from Los Angeles’ 3-1 victory over the Tampa… Read at AP News