Hall of Fame Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda dead at 93

Jan 08, 2021 333

BY: David K. Li

Pugnacious Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda, who skippered the Los Angeles Dodgers to four league pennants and two world titles, has died. He was 93. The Dodgers announced Friday that Lasorda suffered a sudden cardiopulmonary arrest at his home and was transported to a hospital, where he died.

"Regarded by many as baseball's most popular ambassador, Lasorda spent 71 seasons in the Dodger organization with Dodger Blue running through his veins," the team said in a statement. "He spent the last 14 as special adviser to the chairman."

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SOURCE: https://www.nbcnews.com

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