Dodgers Legend Tommy Lasorda Dead at 93

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Dodgers Legend Tommy Lasorda Dead at 93

Dodgers Legend, Tommy Lasorda, Dead at 93.

Tommy Lasorda died on Thursday night at age 93 after suffering a heart attack at his home in California.


Lasorda made his MLB debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1954.


He later coached for the now-Los Angeles Dodgers from 1973 to 1976, before becoming manager of the team.


Lasorda led the Dodgers to four National League pennants and two World Series titles.


He retired in July 1996 and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1997.

That same year, the club retired his uniform, No.


Dodgers president and CEO Stan Kasten released a statement praising Lasorda's โ€œDodger spiritโ€ after news of his death.

In a franchise that has celebrated such great legends of the game, no one who wore the uniform embodied the Dodger spirit as much as Tommy Lasorda, Stan Kasten, via 'The Hollywood Reporter'

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