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About Tommy Lasorda
Thomas Charles Lasorda worked in the Major League Baseball as a player, coach and then as a manager. He made his league debut in 1954 for the Los Angeles Dodgers (then known as the Brooklyn Dodgers). He also played for the MLB’s Kansas City Athletics in 1956.
After a 13-year career as a manager and coach in various minor leagues, he returned to the MLB as a coach for the Dodgers in 1973. He is remembered best for being the Dodgers’ manager from 1976 to 1996.
He was the second of his parents’ five sons. He married Jo Lasorda in 1950. The couple had two children.
He has been an inductee (as a manager) of the National Baseball Hall of Fame since 1997. He was the National League’s “Manager of the Year” in 1983 and 1988.
He died at the age of 93 on January 7, 2021, from cardiac arrest.
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Famous quotes by Tommy Lasorda
About the only problem with success is that it does not teach you how to deal with failure.Tommy Lasorda
Baseball is like driving, it's the one who gets home safely that counts.Tommy Lasorda
Pressure is a word that is misused in our vocabulary. When you start thinking of pressure, it's because you've started to think of failure.Tommy Lasorda
F.A.Q. about Tommy Lasorda
When is his birthday?
Tommy Lasorda's birthday is on September 22, 1927.
In how many days is his birthday?
Tommy's birthday is in 59 days
How old was Tommy when he died?
He was 93 years old.
When did he die?
He died in January 7, 2021.
Where was Tommy from?
He was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S..
Tommy Lasorda's Popularity
Tommy Lasorda was a famous American baseball player and coach, who was born on September 22, 1927. As a person born on this date, Tommy Lasorda is listed in our database as the 52nd most popular celebrity for the day (September 22) and the 44th most popular for the year (1927).
People born on September 22 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Tommy Lasorda is the 1623rd most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Tommy Lasorda's birthday, Tommy Lasorda is the 10729th most famous American and ranks 5th in famous people born in Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
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