TOMMY LASORDA RUMORS

Jackie Robinson statue to be unveiled at Dodger Stadium in 2016

Dodger Stadium will finally add its first statue, and it will be one of Jackie Robinson. The announcement about plans to add a statue of the man who broke MLB’s color barrier came in April. At the time, the plan was to have the statue unveiled later in the year. Now the team says the statue will come in 2016 at a to-be-determined location at the stadium. The Dodgers also announced...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Tommy Lasorda calls for rule change following Chase Utley incident

Naturally, the controversy surrounding Chase Utley and the Dodgers wasn't going to pass without Dodgers icon Tommy Lasorda giving his two cents on the matter. But the Hall of Fame manager didn't automatically take the side of his beloved Dodger Blue. In fact, Lasorda insists that the incident, which left Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada with a broken leg, is a sign that there needs to...
Via Yardbarker
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Lasorda turns 88: Reliving the legendary manager's World Series with Dodgers

As former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda celebrates his 88th birthday on Tuesday, let's rewind the clock on the Dodgers' most recent World Series wins, both of which came with the legendary manager at the helm. Since he retired from managing in 1996, Lasorda has been a fixture in the Dodgers franchise, serving as a living relic of the club's championship history. Lasorda...
Via Fox Sports
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Tommy Lasorda blasts Pete Rose for betting on baseball

Major League Baseball will take a break from games for a few days this week to celebrate its all-stars in Cincinnati. The Ohio city is, of course, home to the Reds, the team Pete Rose spent 19 seasons playing for. It has been confirmed Rose will be at Tuesday’s All-Star game and on the field...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Tommy Lasorda really must be eager for the 2015 season

This rolled across social media on Monday night, and the only thing I can think is “poor Tommy Lasorda is losing his damn mind this spring”. Turn down for what?! A video posted by Thomas Charles Lasorda (@tommy2lasorda) on Mar 16, 2015 at 7:42pm PDT Please let a Vin Scully video pop up next. That would blow my mind. The post Tommy Lasorda really must be eager for the...
Via The Outside Corner
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Tommy Lasorda: If you don’t root for the Dodgers, you’re not going to Heaven

Tommy Lasorda probably has Dodger Blue blood coursing through his veins — cut with marinara sauce and Slim-Fast so it might be kind of a bruise-like, muddy color in the end … but that’s beside the point — so it is hardly surprising that the 87-year-old legend was pretty pumped up after his beloved […] The post Tommy Lasorda: If you don’t root for the Dodgers, you’re...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tommy Lasorda's wish comes true: V. Stiviano in car wreck

Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda got his wish Monday afternoon — sort of. Just a week after the Baseball Hall of Famer voiced that he hoped V. Stiviano “got hit by a car,” the woman at the center of the Donald Sterling scandal crashed her vehicle into the back of a Range Rover, TMZ reports. According to TMZ, Stiviano was driving a red Ferrari, which was given...
Via NESN.com
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Tommy Lasorda hopes V. Stiviano gets hit by car

Tommy Lasorda said he meant no harm to V. Stiviano but nonetheless the longtime member of the Los Angeles Dodgers said he “hopes she gets hit with a car.” Lasorda said he had been a friend of Sterling for 30 years but was not all too surprised by the owners comments. “It doesn’t surprise me that he said those things… he shouldn’t have. He hurt himself by talking too much...
Via Tireball.com
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Tommy Lasorda checks out a life-sized Tommy Lasorda bobblehead (video/photo)

Los Angeles Dodgers legend Tommy Lasorda came face-to-face with a life-sized bobblehead version of himself and even posed for a photo standing alongside the wobbly-headed depiction. Lasorda, along with Dodgers announcer Rick Monday, examined the Lasorda bobblehead inside Dodger Stadium. The bobblehead is an accurate representation of the Hall of Famer and is holding Lasroda’s ...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Tommy Lasorda rants about A-Rod, cheaters, PEDs in baseball

New York, NY -- Despite the blizzard that’s descended upon New York and much of the Northeast, many members of the MLB community gathered today at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel to support the 2014 “Going to Bat for B.A.T.” dinner to raise money for MLB’s Baseball Assistance Team initiative. Before the organization’s 25th annual fundraiser to support its financial...
Via The Outside Corner
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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