Dodgers named Sports Business Journal’s Sports Team of the Year | by Rowan Kavner | Jun, 2021

(Photo by Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers)

The Dodgers were named Sports Team of the Year tonight at the 2021 Sports Business Awards.

The awards celebrate excellence in the business of sports, and the honor considers all facets of the team’s operations. It was the organization’s first such honor since the Sports Business Awards were launched in 2008. The other nominees for Sports Team of the Year were the Columbus Crew (MLS), Miami Dolphins (NFL), Milwaukee Bucks (NBA) and Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL).

“We’re humbled to receive this prestigious honor and be recognized by our industry as Sports Team of the Year,” said Dodger President and CEO Stan Kasten. “This is truly an organizational award, and from top to bottom, I could not be prouder of our players and staff for the way we embraced and overcame the challenges of the past year.”

The Dodgers won their first World Series championship since 1988 in an unprecedented 60-game season that was…

Read more…