Saturday, March 22, 2014

Sydney Cricket Ground becomes baseball field for 2014 MLB opening day, Dodgers v Diamondbacks

3/22/14, "The Sydney Cricket Ground was retrofitted for baseball’s opening day," Nolan, Getty

3/22/14, "Dodgers drive past Diamondbacks in Opening Day in Australia," SI.com, Jay Jaffe, final 3-1 Dodgers

"While most of North America was fast asleep, the 2014 regular season got underway around 5 AM Eastern, 2 AM Pacific and 8 PM local time at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Australia. In the first non-exhibition major league game on the continent, the Dodgers prevailed 3-1 over the Diamondbacks behind a strong effort from two-time Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw and two big blows from reserve outfielder Scott Van Slyke."...

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