Prior to the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants facing off for Game 5 of the National League Division Series, Vin Scully called it the "most important game in the history of their rivalry. The two teams have been rivals for 131 years and it includes relocating from New York to California in the same year. There have been many big games between the two, however, the 2021 NLDS marked the first time the Dodgers and Giants ever met in the postseason.