The story behind the Dodgers’ celebratory swim

When the Dodgers celebrated their playoff-clinching victory in Arizona, photographer Wally Skalij was right beside them:

Midway through the locker room celebration, a player called for a celebratory swim. The next thing I know, I am running with at least 15 players toward the swimming pool in Chase Field, where the Dodgers had just beaten the Diamondbacks to clinch a playoff spot. Yasiel Puig does a swan dive; Hyun-Jin Ryu does a cannon ball. My feet are soaked and I am stressed about making deadline, but I am fairly certain the photos will work well.

See more of the team’s controversial dip over at Framework.

Photos: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

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