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Tommy Lasorda of the Los Angeles Dodgers | Tom Lasorda
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
He was to people all over the world what a baseball player was supposed to be like. If you said to God, 'Create someone who is what a baseball player should be,' God would have created Joe DiMaggio
. And He did.
At the 2001 All Star game, while acting as honorary 3rd base coach, Vladimir Guerrero
's bat broke and hit Lasorda in the chest, knocking him to the ground. Barry Bonds
tried to put a catcher's chest protector on Lasorda to protect him from further injury.