|1992 Los Angeles Dodgers|
|Major League affiliations|
|General manager(s)||Fred Claire|
|Local television||KTTV (11)|
Vin Scully, Ross Porter, Don Drysdale
SportsChannel Los Angeles
Ross Porter, Don Drysdale
Vin Scully, Ross Porter, Don Drysdale
Jaime Jarrín, René Cárdenas
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The 1992 Los Angeles Dodgers season was the 103rd for the franchise in Major League Baseball, and their 35th season in Los Angeles, California.
Despite boasting what was nicknamed the "Outfield of Dreams", being manned by Eric Davis, Brett Butler, and Darryl Strawberry, injuries to key players and slumps from others contributed to the franchise's worst season since moving to Los Angeles with 63 wins and 99 losses for a last place finish in the NL West; it was their worst season since 1908 when they were known as the “Brooklyn Superbas”. It was the first time the Dodgers lost 90 games in a season since 1944. Additionally, the Dodgers cancelled four home games due to the L.A. Riots.
Despite the poor finish, the Dodgers had some hope for the future as first baseman Eric Karros won the National League Rookie of the Year Award, the first of five consecutive Dodger players to do so. The 1992 season also saw the Dodgers drop television station KTTV Ch.11 as their chief broadcaster of Dodger baseball, ending a 34 year, 35 consecutive season association with that station.
|San Diego Padres||82||80||0.506||16||45–36||37–44|
|San Francisco Giants||72||90||0.444||26||42–39||30–51|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||63||99||0.389||35||37–44||26–55|
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|Opening Day Starters|
|Brett Butler||Center fielder|
|Lenny Harris||Third baseman|
|Kal Daniels||First baseman|
|Darryl Strawberry||Right fielder|
|Eric Davis||Left fielder|
|Juan Samuel||Second baseman|
|Ramón Martínez||Starting pitcher|
1992 Los Angeles Dodgers
|AAA||Albuquerque Dukes||Pacific Coast League||Bill Russell|
|AA||San Antonio Missions||Texas League||Jerry Royster|
|High A||Bakersfield Dodgers||California League||Tom Beyers|
|High A||Vero Beach Dodgers||Florida State League||Glenn Hoffman|
|A-Short Season||Yakima Bears||Northwest League||Joe Vavra|
|Rookie||Great Falls Dodgers||Pioneer League||Jon Debus|
|Rookie||Gulf Coast Dodgers||Gulf Coast League||John Shoemaker|
DSL Dodgers 2
|Dominican Summer League|
Main article: 1992 Major League Baseball Draft
The Dodgers selected 53 players in this draft. Of those, only one of them would eventually play Major League baseball. The Dodgers lost their first round pick to the Toronto Blue Jays as a result of their signing free agent Tom Candiotti but gained two supplemental first round picks, a second round pick and a third round pick as compensation for departing free agents Eddie Murray and Mike Morgan.
With their first pick, the Dodgers selected Catcher Ryan Luzinsky from Holy Cross High School. The son of former Major Leaguer Greg Luzinski, he was a promising power hitter when he spurned a letter of intent with the University of Miami to sign with the Dodgers. However, he never quite lived up to his promise. Blocked by Mike Piazza's ascent with the Dodgers, he bounced around the teams farm system until a trade to the Baltimore Orioles in 1997. In eight minor league seasons, he hit .265 with 49 home runs and 296 RBI but could never make the move from AAA to the Majors.
The other first round pick, outfielder Mike Moore from UCLA also failed to advance, he hit .242 in 912 big league games over 14 seasons (six of which were in the independent leagues).
The only player from this draft class to make the Majors was infielder Keith Johnson from the University of the Pacific. He appeared in six games for the 2000 Anaheim Angels and had two hits in four at-bats. He would later become a AAA manager in the Angels system for the Salt Lake Bees.
|1992 Draft Picks|