#ThrowbackThursday Pi Kapps on the Diamond

The most recognizable name is Tom Lasorda, who was chosen for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame on March 5, 1997. The ceremonies will take place in Cooperstown N.Y. on August 3rd. 


He retired as manager of the Los Angeles Dogers last summer following an angioplasty procedure. When he entered the hospital, the Dogers were 41 – 35 and had a two game lead in their division. His 1995 team won the NL West as he became the fifth skipper in big league history to guide the same club to the playoffs in three different decades. He ranks 12th in games managed (3,068) and 13th in wins (1,613) while capturing two World Series Championships. 

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