Dodgers: The 18 Best Individual Seasons in Franchise History

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American baseball player Jackie Robinson (1919 - 1972) during his time with the Brooklyn Dodgers, 28th August 1949. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
American baseball player Jackie Robinson (1919 - 1972) during his time with the Brooklyn Dodgers, 28th August 1949. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) /
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  1. Cody Bellinger (2017)

The Numbers: .267/.352/.581 39 HR 97 RBI 480 AB

Sure there were strikeouts A-plenty for Bellinger, but the power was legendary. The 21-year old amassed 39 Bombs in only 132 games to go along with solid, versatile defensive play. He became the fastest player ever to hit 21 homers in history and helped lead his team to game seven of the World Series. Not bad for a rookie.

  1. Shawn Green (2001)

The Numbers: .297/.372/.598 49 HR 125 RBI 20 SB WAR 7.0

Green never led LA to much playoff success, but there were a couple of seasons where he was just about as good as anyone. In 2001, he set the all-time Dodger home run record with 49, while also being a threat on the bases. The following year saw him join the four-homer in one game club.

  1. Maury Wills (1962)

The Numbers: .299/.347/.373, 100 SB, 165 G 695 AB

When it comes to Dodger Baseball, it’s hard to find many names that represent the brand better. From his work ethic, his attitude, the way he played the game, to who he is as a person, Maury Wills was and is just about the perfect Dodger. 1962 was probably his best season, one in which he broke the All-time stolen base record set by Ty Cobb.

  1. Zack Greinke (2015)

The Numbers: W/L: 19-3 1.66 ERA 222.2 IP 200 K 0.844 WHIP 2.76 FIP 9.9 WAR

Though his departure may have left a bad taste in the mouths of the Dodger faithful, let’s not forget how truly dominant Greinke was in 2015. Clayton Kershaw had one of his best years that season, and somehow Greinke may just have been better. And let’s not forget about his elite hitting and fielding as a starting pitcher. He would go on to cash in on his stellar season and snag a huge contract from Arizona.

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