A Perfect Dodger Game, Minus the Dodgers

For One Weekend a Year, High School Baseball Gets Its Moment on L.A.’s Biggest Sporting Stage

A Perfect Dodger Game, Minus the Dodgers

There’s very little iconography around high school baseball games. They lack the under-the-lights, cheerleaders-and-band spectacle of high school football. They have little of the noise and intensity of high school basketball played in the home gym. They are often small events, quiet and pastoral, played on out-of-the-way fields sprinkled with the players’ families and close friends. No one is painted head-to-toe in school colors.

But in Los Angeles, for one weekend a year, high school baseball gets its moment on our biggest sporting stage: Dodger Stadium. Some of the final games …

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