Tom Lasorda recycles more stories than Reader’s Digest, but that doesn’t mean he still can’t come up with a fresh gem.
Saturday night at the annual Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation dinner, he was presenting the Tommy Lasorda Managerial Achievement Award to San Francisco’s Bruce Bochy when he got off a good one.
“When I said my prayers last night, first I asked God for forgiveness,” Lasorda said. “I said, 'Dear Lord, I’m going to have to give a trophy to ... a Giant.'"
Bochy, however, was more than up to the task of receiving his award from Lasorda.
Bochy said his relationship with Lasorda did change...