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TBT the Time We Flew A Banner Over Dodger Stadium on Opening Day

2:25 PM PDT on March 29, 2018

Here’s a throwback we’re pretty proud of here at LA Taco, in honor of Opening Day at Chavez Ravine.

Back in 2011, at the peak of the Dodgers-Giants/NorCal-SoCal rivalry, a banner war in the airspace above Dodger Stadium on the Dodgers’ Opening Day made your humble Taco go viral.

Word had spread to Los Angeles that some petty Giants fans were planning on hiring a flyover plane to rub some anti-Dodger propaganda in the air on Opening Day, March 31, 2011.

Well the Taco and its community weren’t going to have it.

Flown as a favor by the Tom King Aerial flyover company, the banner caused a sensation, saying: “LA 5, SF 1, GIANTS SUCK! LATACO.COM,” in reference to each team’s championships as California teams. The year before, San Francisco won their first World Series since coming to California in 1958.

Here’s our original post: LA 5 SF 1 GIANTS SUCK GO DODGERS LATACO.COM. It's much tougher now to do this of course.

PS. We made it there first. And L.A. won that day, 2-1.

Go Dodgers!

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