The Dodgers and Yankees have faced off for a title 11 times, which is second in all of sports only behind the Lakers and Celtics. In the Yankees first game of their series in LA, they got beat pretty bad. The game started off with a 3-run HR by the Yankees and there wasn’t even an out in the game yet. It looked like the Dodgers were set for a blowout to the League’s best team. They quickly answered back in the 1st with 2 runs of their own. From then on it was pure Dodgers, as they went on to win the game 9-4 behind James Loney’s 4 RBI’s . The game lasted almost 4 hours in length. This was also the first time the Yankees have faced Joe Torre.