Ross Stripling was like most Dodgers fans on that dreary first night of November.
Moments after his team’s Game 7 World Series loss, the Dodgers pitcher couldn’t get home fast enough.
He had to catch a flight to get there, so he rushed from the stadium, confirmed his reservation, and the next morning was sitting in an economy window seat preparing to leave a nightmare.
Only, for him, as for surely many Dodgers this offseason, there would be no escape.
Stripling lives in Houston, and shortly before takeoff he realized he would be flying home in a plane full of rowdy Astros fans.
“I was like, ‘Oh hell,’ ’’ he said.
They cheered. They partied. And, even...