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Thomas Charles Lasorda is a famous former MLB (Major League Baseball) pitcher, instructor, and manager in America. He is well-known for spending two decades in managing the LA Dodgers. In the year 2018, Thomas marked his sixty-ninth season with the LA Dodgers organization. This has been the longest tenure ever with the team. Thomas was inducted as a manager into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in the year 1997. After the demise of Red Schoendienst in 2018, Thomas is regarded as the oldest living Hall of Fame.
Tommy Lasorda has been very successful throughout the years.
Lasorda started his professional basketball career with the Concord Weavers of the Class D North Carolina State League. In 1948, he played with the Schenectady Blue Jays of the American- Canadian League.
Family and Personal Life
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Lasorda got married to Jo Lasorda in the Catholic Church in 1950. She is a Baptist. The couple celebrated their 60th marriage anniversary in 2010. The couple met in Jo’s birthplace of Greenville, South Carolina. At that time, Lasorda was playing for the Greenville Spinners.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Jo Lasorda (m. 1950)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Tom Lasorda Jr., Laura Lasorda)|
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Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Thomas Charles Lasorda|
|Age (as of today)||95 years|
|Date of Birth||September 22, 1927|
|Place of Birth||Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Weight||110 kg, 242.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$18 Million|
|Occupation||American Former Major League Baseball Pitcher, Coach, Manager|
Height, Weight, and Age
Tommy Lasorda weighs 110 kg. Being born on September 22, 1927, translates to an age of 95 years as of todays date (July 8, 2023).
Everybody wants to win, but everybody doesn’t win.Tommy Lasorda
I believe managing is like holding a dove in your hand. If you hold it too tightly you kill it, but if you hold it too loosely, you lose it.Tommy Lasorda
You can wake up every day and make today better than the last.Tommy Lasorda
I bleed Dodger blue and when I die, I’m going to the big Dodger in the sky.Tommy Lasorda
There are three kinds of people in this world: people who make it happen, people who watch what happens, and people who wonder what happened.Tommy Lasorda