U-S-NEWS.COM "REAL NEWS for REAL PEOPLE" HUB
KING's of FAKE NEWS = CNN - CBS News - MSNBC News - ABC News - The New York Times - The Washington Post - Facebook - Twitter and more
They ALL SUCKS and simply DO NOT tell you the truth PERIOD
WARNING! If you usually get your news from one of these so-called "News Services" Welcome to you, but be prepared for big surprises!
eg. the earth IS round, but not like a pancake, more like a football - 2+2 is not 5 or 22 but 4 - There is not 57 different genders, only 2
Help your friends, family and the truth by sharing this page and articles. Amen and a-women
KNOWLEDGE is POWER / REAL NEWS is KEY
New York: Friday, January 15, 2021
© 2021 U-S-NEWS.COM
Online Readers: 67
Vignettes from life of Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda
Read it to me
Voiced by Amazon Polly

BASEBALL NEWS:
Vignettes from life of Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Vignettes from the life and profession of Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda. He passed away Thursday at age 93.

MOUND SEES

Pitcher Orel Hershiser, the 1988 World Series MVP and NL Cy Young Award winner, keeps in mind the small talk in between him and Lasorda throughout mound gos to. Sometimes, the fiery Lasorda would rip into Hershiser and after that leave him in the video game. Other times, the manager didn’t require to get hard.

“He actually motivated me by saying, ‘Bulldog, I need you to get these guys out in a hurry. I’m hungry and the postgame spread is cooling.’”

Hershiser remembered a mound check out Lasorda made to reducer Jesse Orosco.

“He was trying to figure out the camera angle so that he could swear on the mound and people couldn’t read his lips because Vin Scully notoriously could read lips as could other broadcasters.”

DINING WITH THE MANAGER

Energy gamer Bobby Valentine initially fulfilled Lasorda when he was searched in 1968 and after that bet him in Ogden, Utah, of the Leader League. Lasorda chose him up from the airport after his flight from New York City. He informed Valentine that he had a lot of duty as the leading choice of the Dodgers.

“I said, ‘Well, you just tell me what the responsibilities are and I’m here to meet those responsibilities.’ And he said, ‘Well, the first thing you have to do is take the manager to dinner.’ And I took him to dinner on the way home from the airport. We bought a steak and I asked if the number two pick was going to take him out the next day. That turned out to be Billy Buckner, who refused to buy him dinner.”

RESPECTED AUTHOR

Lasorda typically composed postcards and letters to his gamers throughout and after their playing days. Some included messages of inspiration for the coming season. Hershiser left the Dodgers as a totally free representative and signed with the Cleveland Indians in 1995.

Hershiser got a letter regreting the range Lasorda felt in their father-son relationship and his desire to revive it.

“He didn’t just write it in one line or one paragraph. It was like a two or three-page letter going through memories that we’d had and phone calls and talks that we’d had and places we had been and how he missed that. That helped motivate me and probably him a little bit, that we stayed in a lot closer contact. He really was telling me that just because you’re wearing another uniform, our relationship is not going to stop.”

AUTOGRAPH, PLEASE

Lasorda was popular with sign candidates throughout his life. He grew on the human contact, and he had a method with kids who sought him out. One of those was Corey Kasten, the 8-year-old boy of Stan Kasten, who was then an executive with the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks. Initially, Lasorda had the more youthful Kasten shake hands and state please. The older Kasten remembers what occurred next.

“He said, ‘Now I repeat after me, I love the Hawks.’ My son goes, ‘I love the Hawks.’ He said, ‘Now, repeat after me, I love the Dodgers.’ Well, this was a problem for my son. He couldn’t trip my son up on that, but I love the Braves. Tommy just roared with laughter and then he gave him his autograph. ‘Dear Corey, your friend Tommy Lasorda. You and the Dodgers are great.’ That was the ultimate compliment for Tommy Lasorda, comparing someone to the Dodgers. Fast forward 35 years, I’m now here running the Dodgers and I see him meet a young kid and go through the same exercise, the same rigmarole. That never changed. Today when I think about saying goodbye to Tommy, the only way I could think to say it is, Tommy, we will never forget you. You and the Dodgers are great.”

___

AP Baseball Author Ronald Blum in New york city added to this report.

Register For Daily Newsletters

Copyright © 2021 The Washington Times, LLC.

Read Original – Click Here

Hmm. yes i understand the
question, you know it's been at least
15 years since I've been following the news, no 10 my folks do that, hmm. what was the question again !?
Excuse me, do you remember
where you read about this ?
Are you kidding !?
of course I can, it was here
on U-S-NEWS.COM
(Visited 3 times, 1 visits today)
Tags:
0 Comments

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

Real News for Real People
Daily or Weekly

Find Donald Trump and all the others
How to navigate the left-wing Internet

Save videos from Youtube and other platforms
Before they are deleted

JOIN "THE FREE SPEECH COMMUNITY"

Tired of liberals skewing the mainstream news ?

Get the opportunity to come up with your own opinion!

STOP the STEAL and JOIN TODAY

THE FREE SPEECH
Community Network
Join Today (it's free)
( speak your mind without getting your account deleted )

Think the 2020 Presidential Election is over ?
Watch these videos and think again
PGlmcmFtZSB3aWR0aD0iMzQwIiBoZWlnaHQ9IjE5MSIgc3JjPSJodHRwczovL3d3dy55b3V0dWJlLmNvbS9lbWJlZC9YSkpmVXM4ZF92YyIgZnJhbWVib3JkZXI9IjAiIGFsbG93PSJhY2NlbGVyb21ldGVyOyBhdXRvcGxheTsgY2xpcGJvYXJkLXdyaXRlOyBlbmNyeXB0ZWQtbWVkaWE7IGd5cm9zY29wZTsgcGljdHVyZS1pbi1waWN0dXJlIiBhbGxvd2Z1bGxzY3JlZW4+PC9pZnJhbWU+
PGlmcmFtZSB3aWR0aD0iMzQwIiBoZWlnaHQ9IjE5MSIgc3JjPSJodHRwczovL3d3dy55b3V0dWJlLmNvbS9lbWJlZC9aQWhhczNCNkdBcyIgZnJhbWVib3JkZXI9IjAiIGFsbG93PSJhY2NlbGVyb21ldGVyOyBhdXRvcGxheTsgY2xpcGJvYXJkLXdyaXRlOyBlbmNyeXB0ZWQtbWVkaWE7IGd5cm9zY29wZTsgcGljdHVyZS1pbi1waWN0dXJlIiBhbGxvd2Z1bGxzY3JlZW4+PC9pZnJhbWU+
PGlmcmFtZSB3aWR0aD0iMzQwIiBoZWlnaHQ9IjE5MSIgc3JjPSJodHRwczovL3d3dy55b3V0dWJlLmNvbS9lbWJlZC9KaHVPSzYyTl9VNCIgZnJhbWVib3JkZXI9IjAiIGFsbG93PSJhY2NlbGVyb21ldGVyOyBhdXRvcGxheTsgY2xpcGJvYXJkLXdyaXRlOyBlbmNyeXB0ZWQtbWVkaWE7IGd5cm9zY29wZTsgcGljdHVyZS1pbi1waWN0dXJlIiBhbGxvd2Z1bGxzY3JlZW4+PC9pZnJhbWU+
PGlmcmFtZSB3aWR0aD0iMzQwIiBoZWlnaHQ9IjE5MSIgc3JjPSJodHRwczovL3d3dy55b3V0dWJlLmNvbS9lbWJlZC9lT042YWZwLVBPayIgZnJhbWVib3JkZXI9IjAiIGFsbG93PSJhY2NlbGVyb21ldGVyOyBhdXRvcGxheTsgY2xpcGJvYXJkLXdyaXRlOyBlbmNyeXB0ZWQtbWVkaWE7IGd5cm9zY29wZTsgcGljdHVyZS1pbi1waWN0dXJlIiBhbGxvd2Z1bGxzY3JlZW4+PC9pZnJhbWU+

TODAY'S TOP STORIES




LATEST TOP STORIES




©2021 U.S.NEWS.COM - NEWS NETWORK

The Free Speech
Community Network
Join Today (it's free)
Have you taken notice of the increasingly shrill left wing echo chamber in the press, and are starting to get fed up with their so-called “News Headlines" that simply parrot Democratic Party talking points ?
Here you get the opportunity to change this and come up with your own opinion: Comment on all news articles - Give your opinion in the news groups - Write to other members
( all without having to fear your account will be deleted )
Easy login with facebook, google or manual - JOIN US TODAY (it's free)
If you only get mainstream news you are kept in the dark, try one of these
PGlmcmFtZSBzcmM9Imh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LnlvdXR1YmUuY29tL2VtYmVkL3ZpZGVvc2VyaWVzP2xpc3Q9VVV4NmgtZFd6SjVOcEFsamExWXNBcGRnIiB3aWR0aD0iMzAwIiBoZWlnaHQ9IjE2OSIgZnJhbWVib3JkZXI9IjAiIGFsbG93ZnVsbHNjcmVlbj0iYWxsb3dmdWxsc2NyZWVuIj48L2lmcmFtZT4=
PGlmcmFtZSBzcmM9Imh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LnlvdXR1YmUuY29tL2VtYmVkL3ZpZGVvc2VyaWVzP2xpc3Q9VVVPMGFrdWZ1OU1Penl6M252R0lYQUF3IiB3aWR0aD0iMzAwIiBoZWlnaHQ9IjE2OSIgZnJhbWVib3JkZXI9IjAiIGFsbG93ZnVsbHNjcmVlbj0iYWxsb3dmdWxsc2NyZWVuIj48L2lmcmFtZT4=
PGlmcmFtZSBzcmM9Imh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LnlvdXR1YmUuY29tL2VtYmVkL3ZpZGVvc2VyaWVzP2xpc3Q9VVV5NzJtNHNnZkp1RjlRTGVlY1lKRlZRIiB3aWR0aD0iMzAwIiBoZWlnaHQ9IjE2OSIgZnJhbWVib3JkZXI9IjAiIGFsbG93ZnVsbHNjcmVlbj0iYWxsb3dmdWxsc2NyZWVuIj48L2lmcmFtZT4=
PGlmcmFtZSBzcmM9Imh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LnlvdXR1YmUuY29tL2VtYmVkL3ZpZGVvc2VyaWVzP2xpc3Q9VVVOYklESk5OZ2FSclhPRDdWbGxJTVJRIiB3aWR0aD0iMzAwIiBoZWlnaHQ9IjE2OSIgZnJhbWVib3JkZXI9IjAiIGFsbG93ZnVsbHNjcmVlbj0iYWxsb3dmdWxsc2NyZWVuIj48L2lmcmFtZT4=
PGlmcmFtZSBzcmM9Imh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LnlvdXR1YmUuY29tL2VtYmVkL3ZpZGVvc2VyaWVzP2xpc3Q9VVU4SW9oNGF0TkRPNWEwVnkycUZtYXVRIiB3aWR0aD0iMzAwIiBoZWlnaHQ9IjE2OSIgZnJhbWVib3JkZXI9IjAiIGFsbG93ZnVsbHNjcmVlbj0iYWxsb3dmdWxsc2NyZWVuIj48L2lmcmFtZT4=
PGlmcmFtZSBzcmM9Imh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LnlvdXR1YmUuY29tL2VtYmVkL3ZpZGVvc2VyaWVzP2xpc3Q9VVVlTGM0aGVYcUc5ZHRMN2ppUEhNQmZRIiB3aWR0aD0iMzAwIiBoZWlnaHQ9IjE2OSIgZnJhbWVib3JkZXI9IjAiIGFsbG93ZnVsbHNjcmVlbj0iYWxsb3dmdWxsc2NyZWVuIj48L2lmcmFtZT4=
PGlmcmFtZSBzcmM9Imh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LnlvdXR1YmUuY29tL2VtYmVkL3ZpZGVvc2VyaWVzP2xpc3Q9VVVXTjNBTEhvWWhYWlpObHRiX191SURnIiB3aWR0aD0iMzAwIiBoZWlnaHQ9IjE2OSIgZnJhbWVib3JkZXI9IjAiIGFsbG93ZnVsbHNjcmVlbj0iYWxsb3dmdWxsc2NyZWVuIj48L2lmcmFtZT4=
PGlmcmFtZSBzcmM9Imh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LnlvdXR1YmUuY29tL2VtYmVkL3ZpZGVvc2VyaWVzP2xpc3Q9VVUtLVc2VEZCNlpTT0dCT1RVTEFISldRIiB3aWR0aD0iMzAwIiBoZWlnaHQ9IjE2OSIgZnJhbWVib3JkZXI9IjAiIGFsbG93ZnVsbHNjcmVlbj0iYWxsb3dmdWxsc2NyZWVuIj48L2lmcmFtZT4=
I'm down here in the swamp. Help me!
You now reached the bottom, exactly like
JOE BIDEN
The President Reject or Forget
PGlmcmFtZSB3aWR0aD0iNTAwIiBoZWlnaHQ9IjI4MSIgc3JjPSJodHRwczovL3d3dy55b3V0dWJlLmNvbS9lbWJlZC9RUDBSUmhDTzBUMCIgZnJhbWVib3JkZXI9IjAiIGFsbG93PSJhY2NlbGVyb21ldGVyOyBhdXRvcGxheTsgY2xpcGJvYXJkLXdyaXRlOyBlbmNyeXB0ZWQtbWVkaWE7IGd5cm9zY29wZTsgcGljdHVyZS1pbi1waWN0dXJlIiBhbGxvd2Z1bGxzY3JlZW4+PC9pZnJhbWU+

CONTACT US

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Sending

BASEBALL NEWS: Vignettes from life of Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda

Log in with your credentials

or    

Forgot your details?

Create Account

Thanks!

Subscribe - Real News for Real People - Daily or Weekly Click Here


You can follow us on: DRAIN the SWAMP
Send this to a friend