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Well here’s about the most not cool news you can receive at the end of a work day, especially if you were a baseball fan who grew up during a chunk of the 80′s. Tommy Lasorda has been hospitalized with what is being called a “mild” heart attack.
Couple of things here:
This is at least Lasorda’s second heart attack. He retired after having one in a 4-3 win over the Astros in 1997.
As we’ve discussed here before, Lasorda is definitely a certifiable ‘Type-A’, making him higher risk.
One time I was watching Howard Stern and Stuttering John interviewed Tom Lasorda to try and goad him a bit. He asked Tommy ‘do you still drink slim-fast again now that you’re fat’? Tommy got very defensive, which was the only part of the interview that was funny. He continually said ‘I’m not fat buddy, ya got it?’. Point of the story: Lasorda did struggle with weight at times.
Godspeed, Tommy. We’ll always remain big fans.
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MLB legend Tommy Lasorda reportedly suffered what is being described as a "mild" heart attack in New York on Monday.
Former Dodgers managerand baseball ambassador Tommy Lasorda should be fine after reportedly sufferinga heart attack in New York, according to TMZ.com.
The website saidLasorda, 84, was in New York to represent the Dodgers at the MLB draft thisweek but was admitted to a local hospital after suffering what it called amild heart attack.
He is expected to bereleased Wednesday.
Former Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda was released from the hospital Thursday after suffering a mild heart attack earlier in the week, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Lasorda, 84, was hospitalized Monday in New York and had a stent inserted to clear a blocked artery, the team said.
The Dodgers icon was in New York to represent the ballclub during the MLB Draft. He is expected to...
Former Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda was recovering Tuesday after suffering a mild heart attack, TMZ reported.
Lasorda, 84, was reportedly hospitalized in New York, where he had traveled to represent the Dodgers at the MLB draft, which began Monday night in nearby Secaucus, N.J.
The website reported that Lasorda is recovering and is expected to be released Wednesday. He did not...
Los Angeles Dodgers Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda suffered a mild heart attack Monday while in New York for the Major League Baseball 2012 Draft.
Lasorda, 84, was taken to New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center for treatment, where doctors inserted a stent to correct a blocked artery in his heart.
Despite the scare, the charismatic Lasorda still...
The energetic former manager and front office legend Tommy Lasorda suffered a mild heart attack in New York.
The remarkable Dodger front man who led the Dodgers to one shy of 1600 victories was resting at New York-Presbyterian hospital this evening. Lasorda suffered a heart attack during his last year as Dodgers manager in 1996. Lasorda was in New York first to ring the opening...
Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda suffered heart attack on Monday. According to TMZ, the good news is it was a mild heart attack and he is doing fine in New York hospital.
Baseball legend Tommy Lasorda is currently in a New York hospital after suffering a heart attack Monday, TMZ has learned.
84-year-old Lasorda — who ended his illustrious coaching career after...
84-year-old Tommy Lasorda reportedly is in a hospital in New York after suffering a heart attack on Monday.
TMZ says the heart attack was “mild,” and that the former Dodgers manager is expected to be released from the hospital on Wednesday.
Lasorda was in town to represent the Dodgers at the MLB Draft on Monday, and his absence sparked some questions. Now we know what kept...
Tommy Lasorda was sent to the hospital on Monday. According to TMZ, the 84-year-old Lasorda suffered a "mild" heart attack while he was in NY representing the L.A. Dodgers at the MLB draft, which started on Monday. The report indicates that the baseball legend will be released on Wednesday.
MLB icon Tommy Lasorda was hospitalized Monday night...
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The Los Angeles Dodgers say longtime manager Tom Lasorda has been
hospitalized after having what the team called a ''mild'' heart
Tommy Lasorda suffered a heart attack yesterday, but he’s in stable condition now and was well enough to joke about it. Dodgers Hall of Fame former manager Tom Lasorda suffered a mild heart attack in New York on Monday and had a stent inserted for one blocked artery, the team confirmed Tuesday. “The doctors confirmed
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