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Tom Lasorda, at scouts dinner, shows he can still leave them laughing
Tom Lasorda, at scouts dinner, shows he can still leave them laughing

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 after he was...

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