Los Angeles Dodger Vice President of Stadium Operations, Dick Walsh, displays an early iteration of the new Dodger Stadium to be built in Los Angeles. Note the lack of pavilion seats in this model. The final version of Dodger Stadium had pavilions for fan seating in left field and right field.
By Robert Schweppe
- Click image for a larger viewBulldozers come over the crest of a hill as a crowd of Dodger fans view their arrival on the day of groundbreaking for the new Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on September 17, 1959.
- Click image for a larger viewAn early view of the amount of leveling required in Chavez Ravine in order to construct Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. Over 8 million cubic yards of earth were moved to provide a suitable area for the construction of Dodger Stadium.
- Click image for a larger viewAn aerial view of Dodger Stadium during the construction in 1961. The main section of the stadium is completed as the left and right wings of the stadium are visible in the center of the photo. The left and right field pavilions and parking lot are among the last items to be completed within the main portion of the stadium.