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LA Pays Tribute to Tommy Lasorda After Former Dodger Manager’s Death

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LA Pays Tribute to Tommy Lasorda After Former Dodger Manager’s Death

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LOS ANGELES (CNS)—Tommy Lasorda, the eternally optimistic Hall of Famer who managed the Los Angeles Dodgers for 20 seasons and led them to two World Series titles, is getting a fitting tribute this weekend. The LAX pylons are drenched in Dodger blue and white as the city continues to mourn Lasorda, who died Jan. 7 at age 93. The honor is being shared with longtime city Councilman Tom LaBonge, who also died Thursday, at age 67. On Jan. 8, airport officials announced plans for the weekend tribute to the two Los Angeles icons. In addition, L.A. City Council President Nury Martinez announced that she and Mayor Eric Garcetti have called for City Hall to be lit through the weekend “in white for eternal peace and Dodger blue in honor of two of Los Angeles’ greatest champions and supporters, former Los Angeles City Councilmember Tom LaBonge and Dodgers legend Tommy Lasorda.” …

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