Dodger blue

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Dodger Blue
 
Los Angeles Dodgers Script Logo.svg
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #1E90FF
sRGBB  (rgb) (30, 144, 255)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (88, 44, 0, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v) (210°, 88%, 100%)
Source X11
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Dodger blue is a rich bright tone of the color azure named for its use in the uniform of the Los Angeles Dodgers. It is also a web color used in the design of web pages.[1] The web color is not used in the Dodgers' uniform but rather resembles the lighter blue used throughout Dodger Stadium.

History

The Brooklyn Dodgers were never contemporarily referred to as wearing Dodger Blue, although some now refer to them as representing "True Dodger Blue." The concept of Dodger Blue originated with Manager Tommy Lasorda, who popularized it. Lasorda managed the Los Angeles franchise for 20 years, and was on the player roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers, though he played for them only very briefly.

Uniform color

Dodger Uniform Blue #005A9C
#005A9C

Dodger Blue #1E90FF
#1E90FF

The actual blue that the Dodgers currently wear is RGB-hex #005596. [2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "HTML color codes and names". 
  2. ^ Gold, Scott; Johnson, Reed (April 23, 2011). "Dodgers and L.A.: Romance has soured, but the relationship is far from over". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 23, 2011. 
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