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Game 7 of the World Series was played in Chavez Ravine, the home of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and it goes without saying that it was not friendly territory for the Houston Astros.
Dodgers fans were understandably upset that after a spectacular showing in Game 6, their team couldn't pull out a similar offensive explosion the next night.
— DiBiase (@Dibiase_ca) November 2, 2017
Dodgers fan and talk show host Larry King sat right behind home plate, and people were concerned that he couldn't handle the loss and simply ... vanished:
— nascarcasm (@nascarcasm) November 2, 2017
There were complaints about the Dodgers' performance:
Highlights of pitching from Yu Darvish in the Dodgers and Astros game.
— Cameron Grant (@coolcam101) November 2, 2017
The Astros' celebration was small but sweet:
— Walk-On's (@walk_ons) November 2, 2017
And it left Dodgers fans crying in their beer:
Still, amid the two opposing forces, there was a wonderful “sign” of comity, consideration, and class — something in short supply in this country recently.
There, in center field, on the Dodger Stadium Jumbotron, was this sign:
The Dodgers gave the visiting Astros top billing for their World Series championship.
A team may take a win from you, but it can't take your class — unless you let it.
Nicely done, Dodgers.