The Latino Baseball Hall of Fame yesterday unveiled a statue of Dodger Hall of Fame Manager and Special Advisor to the Chairman Tommy Lasorda at their Paseo de los Inmortales in La Romana, Dominican Republic. Lasorda, who is a founding member of the Latino Baseball Hall of Fame and their Goodwill Ambassador, managed in the Dominican Republic for three seasons, winning two championships and one Caribbean Series championship (1973-74)
The Latino Baseball Hall of Fame annually bestows the Tommy Lasorda Award for a non-Latino who makes significant contributions to Latino baseball. This year's winner is Pat Gillick with past winners including Peter O'Malley (2010) and George Steinbrenner (2011).
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