Legendary Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda 'doing well'

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES:  Former Los Angeles Dodger head coach Tommy Lasorda slaps fans hands as he rides around the field 07 September at Dodger Stadium.  Lasorda was honored by past and present players, coaches, writers and community members in a cer

The Los Angeles Dodgers released a statement on the health of longtime manager Tommy Lasorda on Friday, revealing that the 89-year-old is 'doing well and looking forward to returning to Dodger Stadium.'

It was reported last week that Lasorda had been hospitalized for several days with an undisclosed illness. 

Lasorda is one of the most beloved figures in Dodgers history, having led the team to a pair of World Series titles in the 1980's.

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