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Old 01-08-2021, 11:00 AM
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Default RIP Tommy Lasorda

MSNBC reporting Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda has died at age 93, Dodgers and MLB say.

1971 Pirates Ticket Quest:
82 of 153 regular season stubs (54%), 14 of 14 1971 ALCS, NLCS , and World Series stubs (100%)

If you have any 1971 Pirate regular season game stubs (home or away games) please let me know what have!

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Old 01-08-2021, 11:14 AM
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One of the good ones.

Saw him a couple of times when he was MCing the Ted Williams Museum and Hitters Hall of Fame induction ceremonies in Hernando Florida.

He was no-stop hysterical!
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Old 01-08-2021, 12:25 PM
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He truly bled Dodger Blue.


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Old 01-08-2021, 01:46 PM
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I loved Tommy Lasorda. Animated, profane funny guy & great manager!

If you have never heard Tommy's rant about Kurt Bavacqua on YouTube, you owe it to yourself to listed to it. Classic Tommy Lasorda.

Tommy loved to tell everyone that he was the player that they sent down to the minors to put some guy named Sandy Koufax on the roster.

RIP Tommy, you will be missed!
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Old 01-08-2021, 02:53 PM
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I met Tommy at a Dodgers Fantasy Camp back in the 90's, and have a photo of him and I together in the locker room. I had it displayed for a while in our family room until my daughter commented: Dad, you know there is a guy in the background naked, right? I just saw Tommy and me, never noticed anyone else in the picture.
So, some guy at the camp is wearing RED baseball cleats, and everywhere he went all week Tommy was yelling at him to get those ugly things off. I can't actually post the real language Tommy used, but you can imagine.

RIP Tommy
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One of the game's most colorful characters. Had quite a run in Dodger blue. RIP
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