Tom Lasorda’s condition has improved while he remains hospitalized in Orange County according to the Orange County register.
Los Angeles Dodgers spokesman Steve Brener said Tuesday that the team’s 93-year-old former manager has been taking online calls from former players and coaches at a hospital in Orange County. Lasorda lives in Fullerton. The Los Angeles Dodgers announced on November 15th that Tommy Lasorda was admitted in the hospital.
Tommy Lasorda has been an icon Los Angeles. Lasorda managed the Los Angeles Dodgers to two world champions from 1976 to 1996 and was inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame in 1997. As manager, he steered the Dodgers to two World Series titles and won 1,599 games during his career. He was the first National League manager to win two pennants in the first two seasons. Lasorda also managed the gold medal-winning U.S. Olympic baseball team in the 2000 Sydney Games.
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