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Tommy Lasorda - Chronology

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1927 Born on September 22 in Norristown, Pennsylvania
1946 Serves in the U.S. Army
1948 Becomes a professional baseball player in the minor leagues
1940s Marries wife Jo
1954 Makes major league debut as a pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers
1956 Plays in the major leagues a final season, pitching for the Kansas City Athletics
1961 Becomes a talent scout for the Los Angeles Dodgers
1965 Becomes a manager in the minor leagues
1977 Becomes manager of the Dodgers
1996 Retires from managing the Dodgers, becomes Dodgers vice president
2000 Selected to manage the U. S. Olympic baseball team
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