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Tommy is a Statue – Who Knew?

The Latino Baseball Hall of Fame yesterday unveiled a statue of Dodger Hall of Fame Manager and Special Advisor to the Chairman Tommy Lasorda at their Paseo de los Inmortales in La Romana, Dominican Republic.  Lasorda, who is a founding member of the Latino Baseball Hall of Fame and their Goodwill Ambassador, managed in the Dominican Republic for three seasons, winning two championships and one Caribbean Series championship (1973-74).

The Latino Baseball Hall of Fame annually bestows the Tommy Lasorda Award for a non-Latino who makes significant contributions to Latino baseball.  This year’s winner is Pat Gillick with past winners including Peter O’Malley (2010) and George Steinbrenner (2011).

 

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