Tommy Lasorda


Bobby Valentine Remembers ‘The Best’ Tommy Lasorda

Friday marked one year since former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda passed away at 93. He had been in poor health since traveling to Texas to watch the Dodgers win their first World Series since his club did so in 1988. Shortly after returning to California, Lasorda was admitted...

Compilation Of Best Tommy Lasorda Quotes

Friday marks one year since the death of Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda, who spent more than seven decades in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. He first joined the Dodgers in 1948 after being selected from the Philadelphia Phillies in the Minor League Draft. Lasorda enjoyed three stints with...

Dodgers Cite Tommy Lasorda In Message To Fans Regarding MLB Lockout

Major League Baseball and the Players Association failing to come to terms on a new collective bargaining agreement has resulted in the ninth work stoppage in the sport’s history and fourth lockout. MLB commissioner Rob Manfred shared an open later to fans at the beginning of the lockout, which he...

Dodgers News: Fullerton and Tollo, Italy Establish Tommy Lasorda Day

Fullerton, Calif., mayor Bruce Whitaker and Tollo, Italy Mayor Angelo Radica signed a letter of intent to become Sister Cities in honor of Tommy Lasorda and his parents, Sabatino, an immigrant from Tollo, and Carmella. The signing will be done virtually at Fullerton City Hall on Sept. 22, which is...

Fullerton pays tribute to Dodgers legend with Tommy Lasorda Day

Mike Scioscia and Eric Karros participated in the day of activities, including Fullerton declaring Tollo, Italy, the hometown of Tommy Lasorda's family as its newest Sister City. Sept. 22 would have been Lasorda's 94th birthday.

Jo Lasorda, Widow of Dodgers' Tommy Lasorda, Dead at 91

Jo Lasorda, the widow of iconic Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda, has died, the team confirmed on Tuesday. She was 91. In their statement, the Dodgers wrote, "The Los Angeles Dodgers family were saddened to learn of the passing of Jo Lasorda, widow of Dodgers' Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda. Jo, 91, passed away Monday evening at 8:59 p.m. at her Fullerton home."