Tommy Lasorda



Signed as an undrafted free agent by the Phillies in 1945

Played minor league ball in the Canal Zone Baseball League, Canadian-American League and the International League for such teams as the Schenectady Blue Jays, Amsterdam Rugmakers, Greenville Spinners, Cristobal Motta's and the Montreal Royals

Pitched for Montreal for 8 seasons (1950-54, 1958-1960)

Pitched for the Montreal Royals of the International League for 8 seasons (1950-54, 1958-1960)

5 time winner of the Governors’ Cup with the Royals (1951-54, 1958)

Recipient of the International League’s Most Valuable Pitcher Award (1958)

Winningest pitcher in Montreal Royals history with a record of 107-57

Made his MLB debut for the Brooklyn Dodgers (8/5/54)

Has worked continuously for the Dodgers since signing as a scout in 1961

MLB manager for 21 seasons for the Los Angeles Dodgers (1976-96)

Career managerial record: 1599-1439 with a .526 %

Led the Dodgers to 7 post season appearances

Managed the Dodgers to 4 NL Pennants (1977, 1978, 1981, 1983)

2 time World Series Champion with the Dodgers (1981, 1988)

The Sporting News Minor League Manager of the Year (1970)

Named UPI Manager of the Year (1977)

2 time AP Manger of the Year (1977, 1981)

2 time BWAA NL Manager of the Year (1983, 1988)

Managed the USA to an Olympic Gold Medal at the Summer Games in Sydney (2000)

Currently 17th all time in MLB history with 1599 wins

His #2 was retired by the Dodgers (8/15/97)

Inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame (2006)

Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame (1997)

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