Photos: Dodgers defeat Rays to capture World Series title

Times staff
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ARLINGTON, TEXAS OCTOBER 27, 2020-Dodgers players celebrate the World Campionship against the Rays.
Dodgers celebrate Tuesday night after winning their first World Series title since 1988 in a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 6 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Clayton Kershaw runs onto the field with both arms raised.
Clayton Kershaw celebrates winning the World Series at Globe Life Field (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)

The Dodgers defeated the Tampa Bay Rays, 3-1, in Game 6 of the World Series to claim their first title since 1988.

In true World Series fashion, the game offered plenty of highlights and big moments.

Here are some of the best images of the game and its celebration from Los Angeles Times photographers Robert Gauthier, Wally Skalij, Gina Ferazzi and Jason Armond.

A fan lifts both arms while atop a car, legs through its sunroof, as the vehicle moves along an L.A. street.
Fans in L.A. celebrate the Dodgers' World Series victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. (Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)
Julio Urías clenches his fists and yells skyward on the pitcher's mound.
Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías celebrates after defeating the Rays to win the World Series title. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Mookie Betts yells as he runs toward first base.
Dodgers' Mookie Betts celebrates his home run in the eighth inning of Game 6. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Jeff Gomez, Marlon Gomez and Juvenal Padilla lift their arms and yell.
Dodgers fans Jeff Gomez, left, Marlon Gomez, middle, and Juvenal Padilla celebrate in a parking near Dodger Stadium after Mookie Betts hits a homer. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Rays catcher Mike Zunino reaches for Mookie Betts, who has already slid past him to tag home.
Dodgers right fielder Mookie Betts scores ahead of the tag of Tampa Bay Rays catcher Mike Zunino on a Corey Seager grounder in the sixth inning. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Austin Barnes gets his heel on home plate in front of Rays pitcher Nick Anderson.
Dodgers baserunner Austin Barnes scores in front of Rays pitcher Nick Anderson on a wild pitch in the sixth inning. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers starting pitcher Tony Gonsolin walks back to mound after giving up a solo home run.
Dodgers starting pitcher Tony Gonsolin walks back to mound after giving up a solo home run to Tampa Bay's Randy Arozarena in the first inning. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Dusks settles over the Dodger Stadium parking lot as fans watch Game 6 on the big screen.
Dusks settles over the Dodger Stadium parking lot as fans watch Game 6 of the World Series at a drive-in viewing. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Justin Turner walks away after striking out in the first inning.
Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner strikes out against Tampa Bay pitcher Blake Snell in the first inning. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers starter Tony Gonsolin walks off the field past the Rays' Ji-Man Choi, standing on first base.
Dodgers starter Tony Gonsolin is taken out of the game after giving up a walk to Ji-Man Choi, left, during the second inning. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers relief pitcher Dylan Floro clenches a fist after striking out Randy Arozarena.
Dodgers relief pitcher Dylan Floro reacts after striking out Tampa Bay Rays left fielder Randy Arozarena to end the second inning. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Rays first baseman Ji-Man Choi tags out a leaping Austin Barnes.
Tampa Bay Rays first baseman Ji-Man Choi tags out Dodgers baserunner Austin Barnes during the third inning. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers pitcher Alex Wood bends and yells after a strikeout.
Dodgers pitcher Alex Wood reacts after a strikeout against the Rays in the fourth inning. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers first baseman Max Muncy strikes out in the fourth inning.
Dodgers first baseman Max Muncy strikes out in the fourth inning. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Dodgers reliever Victor González writes in the dirt on the pitching mound.
Dodgers reliever Victor González writes in the dirt before pitching in the fifth inning of Game 6 of the World Series. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

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