QUESTION: The Dodgers are headed to their 17th World Series overall and 10th since moving to Los Angeles. How many different opponents have they faced?
ANSWER: Five. Eleven of the Dodgers’ previous World Series came against the Yankees, including all seven while the NL franchise was based in Brooklyn. The Dodgers’ other World Series opponents were the White Sox (1959), Minnesota (’63), Baltimore (’66) and Oakland twice (’74, ’88).