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LOS ANGELES, CA – NOVEMBER 01: Kobe Bryant hosts a Kobe A.D. match at MAMA Gallery on November 1, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Picture through Allen Berezovsky/Getty Pictures)

On the second one night time of a sequence towards the NL East main Atlanta Braves, the Los Angeles Dodgers venerated Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant with a Lakers Night time promotion.

In keeping with Sports activities Illustrated, Vanessa and Natalia Bryant threw out the ceremonial pitch on Sept. 1. The Dodgers additionally offered a unique price tag package deal that entitled price tag holders to a commemorative Kobe Bryant Dodgers jersey. Forward of the sport, Dodgers avid gamers like MVP candidate Mookie Betts wore shirts, footwear, and jerseys that includes Bryant. The group posted one of the avid gamers pre-game seems to their reliable Instagram account.

Natalia and Vanessa Bryant had been joined through six-year previous Bianka and four-year-old Capri as they approached the mound for Natalia’s ceremonial first pitch,according to NBC Los Angeles. They all wore customized Dodgers jerseys, with the again of Vanessa Bryant’s jersey studying Queen Mamba, a tackle Kobe’s “Black Mamba” moniker. Rob Pelinka, the Lakers GM, was once additionally in attendance on the sport for Laker Night time.

Each groups covered up alongside the primary and 3rd baselines whilst the gang rained down chants of “Kobe! Kobe!” In a while earlier than Natalia Bryant threw out the primary pitch, enthusiasts and the circle of relatives had been handled to a temporary slideshow of the Lakers legend visiting the Dodgers clubhouse and dugout. Kobe additionally threw out a primary pitch at a Dodgers sport in 2000. The circle of relatives watched the sport from the house owners field, and the Dodgers made a $100,000 greenback donation to the Mamba and Mambacita Sports activities Basis. 

Sadly for the Dodgers, the emotional raise that the circle of relatives equipped couldn’t assist them win as they dropped sport two of the 4 sport collection with Atlanta 6-3. The Dodgers had been not able to triumph over 3 house runs the Braves introduced into the Los Angeles night time sky and a dominant efficiency from Max Fried. The Braves and Dodgers will proceed their collection on Sept 2.

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