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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.
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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)|
Nationality, Net Worth 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 (December 3, 2022).
There are three types of baseball players: Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen and those who wonder what happens.Tommy Lasorda
When we win, I’m so happy I eat a lot. When we lose, I’m so depressed, I eat a lot. When we’re rained out, I’m so disappointed I eat a lot.Tommy Lasorda
I’ve got a portrait in the Smithsonian. Who ever thought that would happen?Tommy Lasorda
If you don’t love the Dodgers, there’s a good chance you may not get into Heaven.Tommy Lasorda
The only Angels in Los Angeles are in Heaven, and they’re looking down on the Dodgers.Tommy Lasorda