Opening day is less than three weeks away for the Dodgers. Of course, the club opens at home against the San Francisco Giants, but that home will have some wholesale changes over last season.
The organization began groundbreaking on its planned $100M renovation days after the Dodgers lost in the NLDS. Even with an additional three weeks to work after the early exodus, things are still cutting it close at Dodger Stadium.
After visiting the stadium this week and spending time with Dodgers’ Senior Vice President, Planning and Development Janet Marie Smith, I’ve assembled a list of notes and need-to-know items for fans head of not only opening day, but the freeway series against the Angels as well.
This list will be grouped into sections and in no particular order.
- The pavilions and centerfield plaza will not be open for the March 22-23 freeway series against the Angels
- Some elements of the project will not be ready for opening day. However, the stadium will safely be ready for 56,000 fans on March 26
- Some elements will be unveiled and added…