Tommy Lasorda had a scary incident today when he suffered a mild heart attack, but he is recovering at a New York City hospital and hopes to be released Wednesday. Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times has more on the story.
#Dodgers confirm Lasorda had stent inserted to clear blocked artery. He is listed in stable condition, resting comfortably, team says.— Bill Shaikin (@BillShaikin) June 5, 2012
Lasorda has had a heart attack before, suffering one on June 24, 1996. It was a minor incident that required two hours of cleaning to fix up, but it would end his career in Major League Baseball, as Lasorda would officially retire five days later from being a Dodgers manager.
The Dodgers released this quote from Lasorda at the hospital: "The doctors confirmed I do bleed Dodger Blue," Lasorda joked. "I’m looking forward to being back at the stadium to cheer on the Dodgers."
Talk about Lasorda with Dodgers fans over at True Blue LA.
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