Tommy Lasorda, Former LA Dodgers Manager And WrestleMania Guest Ring Announcer, Passes Away

Tommy Lasorda has passed away at age 93.

Lasorda is the former manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers who won two World Series titles with the team. He was the special guest ring announcer at WrestleMania 2, introducing Hulk Hogan and King Kong Bundy prior to their cage match in Los Angeles.

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The Dodgers announced that he “suffered a sudden cardiopulmonary arrest at his home.”

WWE put out the following statement:

WWE is saddened to learn that Tommy Lasorda passed away today at the age of 93.

Lasorda will long be remembered for his contributions to the game of baseball, but the Baseball Hall of Famer also holds a special place in the history of sports-entertainment. The former Los Angeles Dodgers manager was a special celebrity guest at WrestleMania 2.

Lasorda was one of baseball’s most beloved ambassadors and spent an incredible 71 years with the Dodgers organizations. The legendary manager led one of the game’s most storied franchises to two World Series titles and won over 1,500 games.

WWE extends its condolences to Lasorda’s family and friends.

Fightful would like to extend its condolences to the family, friends, and fans of Tommy Lasorda.

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