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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 Tommy Lasorda giving his two cents.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 be a rule change, the New York...
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Watch: Tommy Lasorda throws first pitch before Dodgers vs. Mets Game 2

With the Los Angeles Dodgers looking to even up their NLDS matchup with the New York Mets on Saturday night, they turned to a team legend to kick things off on a good note.88-year-old Tommy Lasorda, Dodgers icon and current Special Advisor to the Chairman, had the honor of throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before Zack Greinke and Noah Syndergaard took the mound for their respective...
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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...
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Lasorda uses A's series to evoke memories of Dodgers' last championship

As the Dodgers opened a two-game series with the A's in Oakland on Tuesday, former manager Tommy Lasorda recalled a very special trip the Dodgers took to Oakland 27 years ago. In 1988, the Dodgers and A's met up in the World Series. After Kirk Gibson's heroics won Game 1 for the Dodgers, the Boys in Blue pulled away with Game 2 and held a two-game lead heading up to Oakland. The...
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August 19, 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
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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...
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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...
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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...
May 12, 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 ...
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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...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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