LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles will honor the legendary Frank Sinatra on September 18th at Dodger Stadium, when the team hosts the Pittsburgh Pirates at 7:10 PT.
The team is partnering with Frank Sinatra Enterprises and the GRAMMY Museum at L.A. Live to present fans with a special event ticket package that includes a ticket to the game and a limited-edition Dodgers Frank Sinatra T-Shirt.
The Dodgers are having Frank Sinatra night next Friday. pic.twitter.com/Cz0ndkdicp
— Ryan Walton (@RyanWaltonMLB) September 11, 2015
Throughout 2015, the 100th anniversary of Sinatra’s birth has been celebrated throughout the world, but the Dodgers. Sinatra’s favorite team, are planning their own salute to “Ol’ Blue Eyes” on the 18th of September.
Hall of Fame Dodgers’ Manager and current Special Advisor to the Chairman Tommy Lasorda was a close friend of Sinatra.
“He was a Dodger and he bled Dodger blue,” Lasorda said.
“I am so pleased to join Frank Jr. and the Sinatra family in paying tribute to Frank on his centennial year at his favorite ballpark with his favorite team. In my book, Frank Sinatra is the greatest singer God ever put on earth,” he added.
On October 21st, 2015, the GRAMMY Museum at L.A. Live will also present an exhibition called Sinatra: An American Icon, which will celebrate his greatness through artifacts. The exhibit will feature rare concert footage of Sinatra, memorabilia, private photos and also will have many artifacts from the Sinatra family collection.
The exhibit will run through February 15th, 2016. For more information on the exhibit, visit http://www.grammymuseum.org/Sinatra
For Dodgers special ticket packages including the Sinatra bundle, visit http://www.dodgers.com/events