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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 26: Former Los Angeles Dodgers player and manager Tommy Lasorda throws the ceremonial first pitch prior to Game Three of the 2018 World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Boston Red Sox at Dodger Stadium on October 26, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Tommy Lasorda, the former longtime manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, has passed away at the age of 93. He suffered a cardiopulmonary emergency on Thursday night and passed away as emergency personnel were trying to resuscitate him on the way to the hospital. Lasorda was manager of the Dodgers from 1976-1996, posting a career record of 1599-1439 and winning two World Series championships. Lasorda was inducted into baseball’s Hall of Fame in 1997. Tommy Lasorda was one one of baseball’s most well known managers and was loved by fans, his own players, and opposing players alike.

Born in New York City but also consider myself a native of Detroit. Attended college at Michigan State University. Started radio career in Detroit in 1980. Moved to Vegas in 1989. Worked 14 years at KCEP 88.1 before getting hired at Beasley with 105.7 in 2014.