Hall of Fame Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda Dies At 93!
The legendary Tommy Lasorda has died at the age of 93, the team announced on Friday. Read on…
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) January 8, 2021
CelebnSports247.com reports that Tommy Lasorda, best known for his two decades managing the Los Angeles Dodgers has passed away.
According to reports, the Hall of Fame Dodgers’ manager suffered a cardiopulmonary arrest at his home late Friday night and was rushed to a local hospital and was pronounced dead by officials. The Dodgers announced his passing above.
Former Mets manager and friend Bobby Valentine tweeted:
Words can not express my feelings. A friend and mentor for 52 years is no longer with us. Tommy no one will ever fill the void you left. Thank you for everything. R.I.P.
Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda has died at the age of 93.
He spent 71 seasons with the Dodgers organization. pic.twitter.com/ccyzSE10KK
— Bleacher Report MLB (@BR_MLB) January 8, 2021
In 20 seasons as their manager (1977-96), Lasorda led the Dodgers to two world championships (1981, 1988), four National League pennants and eight division titles.
Our condolences go out to Mr. Lasorda’s family and friends. He made himself a legend in the MLB and his name will live on in the history of baseball as one of the greats.
The Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy will be missed by his family, friends, team and fans.
RIP Tommy Lasorda