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Dodgers Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda thankful to take part in Old-Timer's Day

Dodgers Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda thankful to take part in Old-Timer's Day

Two weeks after undergoing surgery to replace the pacemaker in his heart, Dodgers Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda said he was overwhelmed by the support he received from fans during a recent hospitalization.

Lasorda, 89, visited Dodger Stadium on Saturday for the Old-Timer’s Game. Lasorda had already returned to the ballpark earlier this week.

“I’m feeling good,” Lasorda said. “I went through some tough times. But tough people get through tough times. I’ve felt good about my recovery. In September, I’ll be 90 years old. I’ve had a pretty good life.”

Lasorda was in charge of the home team during the pregame festivities. Joe Torre...

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