As Alan Schwarz reports today, the Sox and Dodgers will be playing an exhibition game at the LA Coliseum this Saturday before a crowd expected to exceed 100,000—the largest ever to see a ballgame in this country. The game will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Dodgers’ move to LA. (Seems to me they should play the Mets—their replacements—but whatever.) As Schwarz notes, the Sox should feel comfortable with the dimensions in the stadium: rightfield is but 201 feet away (there’s a monster-like fence) and a right-field power alley that should be safe even from Big Papi. A great story from Alan.
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