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Lasorda Claus

Tommy Lasorda is fitted with a jacket by his assistant, Colin Gunderson, while waiting to play Santa Claus for the Mattel Children’s Hospital. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
Lasorda is fitted with a wig as he transforms into Santa Claus. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
Bianca and Tommy
Bianca Fernandez, 7, of Simi Valley, meets Santa Claus, a.k.a. Tom Lasorda, during children’s party in the John Wooden Center at UCLA. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
Ho, ho, ho
Sebastian Sanchez, 2, gets ready to meet Santa Claus/Tom Lasorda at Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA party. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
Santa Lasorda
Bianca Fernandez, 7, of Simi Valley, poses with Santa Claus Tommy Lasorda for a souvenir Polaroid picture during the Mattel Children’s Hospital event at UCLA’s John Wooden Center. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)