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Dodger Stadium to host LA Galaxy, Real Madrid soccer matches (Photos)

by Ben Bergman | Take Two

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Groundskeeper Rod Sedlak shovels dirt to level out sod during the Dodger Stadium's transition into a soccer field for Saturday’s Guinness International Champions Cup. Todd Johnson/KPCC

For the first time in its 51-year history, Dodger Stadium will host a soccer match. Two, in fact.

But if you think seeing soccer at the stadium on Saturday is stranger, wait until the place transforms into a hockey rink. KPCC's Ben Bergman went to the historic ballpark to find out why the Kings and the Galaxy are switching venues.

 

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