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The Dodgers and the Yankees Finally Look Like Themselves

The juggernaut franchises faced off in the World Series 11 times between 1941 and 1981. But since then, they had been limited to 16 interleague games against each other heading into this weekend. And the last time they met, the Yankees and the Dodgers didn’t even look the part.

“I’m glad we get to wear our normal uniforms this time instead of the weird black and whites we wore the last time this happened,” Gerrit Cole, the ace starting pitcher of the Yankees, said Friday afternoon when discussing the three-game series in August 2019 in which the players wore alternative jerseys for the short-lived Players’ Weekend.