The Los Angeles Dodgers' 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants in their season opener on Thursday was overshadowed by an ugly incident that took place in the parking lot of Dodger Stadium after the game.
According to Richard Winton of the Los Angeles Times, three Giants fans were attacked by two men wearing Dodgers clothing and one was critically beaten.
Los Angeles Police Department Sgt. Sanford Rosenberg reportedly said that one of the fans suffered a "serious head injury" during the assault.
The men then attacked the trio, kicking and punching them and shouting expletives about the Giants as they delivered the blows, Rosenberg said. The attack left one victim hospitalized in critical but stable condition, Rosenberg said.
Before the game, a Giants fan hired a plane to fly over the stadium waving a banner that read: "Dodgers still suck. From SF champs fans."