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Tommy Lasorda Passes

FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda attends a news conference in Los Angeles. Tommy Lasorda, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series titles and later became an ambassador for the sport he loved during his 71 years with the franchise, has died. He was 93. The Dodgers said Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, that he had a heart attack at his home in Fullerton, California. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Los Angeles Dodgers Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda has died.

The Dodgers released a statement Friday morning January 8th 2021 reporting Lasorda suffered sudden cardiopulmonary arrest at his home Thursday night January 7th 20221.

He was pronounced dead at the hospital shortly before 11:00 p.m.  Thursday.

Lasorda had just been released from the hospital on Tuesday January 5th  2021  where he was the past several weeks.

Lasorda spent 71 seasons with the Dodgers organization. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Jo, their daughter Laura and granddaughter Emily Tess.  Tommy Lasorda was 93.

 

 

FILE – In this April 11, 2018, file photo, former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda attends a news conference in Los Angeles. Tommy Lasorda, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series titles and later became an ambassador for the sport he loved during his 71 years with the franchise, has died. He was 93. The Dodgers said Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, that he had a heart attack at his home in Fullerton, California. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)


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