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Tommy Lasorda, 86, is still going strong at Dodger Stadium
Tommy Lasorda, 86, is still going strong at Dodger Stadium

Every once in a while, we need to revisit the soul of Dodger Blue Heaven. It should be made mandatory. It's not because it is an easy column. It's not because everybody loves the Dodger Blue Heaven thing, or even loves its leader. Many do not. It's because it is Tommy Lasorda, and there will never be another like him. The other night at Dodger Stadium, just like every night at Dodger Stadium, Lasorda was in full stride. That is no easy feat when you are almost 87 and have your own tombstone plaque in your office that says: "Dodger Stadium was his address and every ballpark was his home." The birth date is there (1927) and the other spot remains vacant. ...

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