We say happy # 89 to Tommy Lasorda, one of the all time great baseball personalities.
Lasorda broke with the Dodgers in 1954 and played a couple of seasons. His overall record was 0-4.
We remember him as the manager of the Dodgers: 1,599 wins, World Series champs in 1981 & 1988, NL champs in 1977 & 1978 plus NL West divisional champs in 1983 & 1985.
Lasorda was also one of the game’s greatest ambassadors: