Dodgertown Classic to pit rivals USC vs. UCLA

Dodgertown Classic to pit rivals USC vs. UCLA

Dodgertown Classic to pit rivals USC vs. UCLA
LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgertown Classic presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California, which features an intercity baseball showdown between USC and UCLA, will return to Dodger Stadium on Sunday, March 13.

The University of Georgia and Saint Mary's College will play in the 10 a.m. PT opener, followed by USC and UCLA at 2:30 p.m.

Both games will count toward NCAA baseball standings. Dodger Stadium gates open at 9 a.m. and parking is free. Concessions will be offered at a half-price discount.

"The inaugural event last year exceeded everyone's expectations and was a really unique opportunity for the teams and their fans to play at Dodger Stadium," said Josh Rawitch, Dodgers vice president of communications. "We believe the Classic can continue to grow and hopefully become an annual event that all Southern California baseball fans look forward to attending."

Tickets for the Dodgertown Classic presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California are $7 purchased in advance and $12 day of game. Each ticket will permit access to both of the day's games.

Tickets can be purchased starting Tuesday via Ticketmaster, by visiting www.dodgers.com/classic or by calling 1-866-Dodgers.

Additionally, from Feb. 7-25, fans can secure their seats to the Dodgertown Classic presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California at the Dodger Stadium box office in Lot D on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. From Feb. 28 through March 13, the box office in lot P will sell tickets Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For fundraising and group sales information please call 323-224-1421.

Ken Gurnick is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.