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Posted on 6 August 2018 | 5:18 pm
Angels' Scioscia Nixes Report He'll Step
97.1 The Ticket (blog)Angels' Scioscia Nixes Report He'll Step Down As 'Poppycock'97.1 The Ticket (blog)Only four managers — Connie Mack (50), Walter Alston (23), Bobby Cox (21) and Tommy Lasorda (21) — have managed one team for more consecutive seasons than Scioscia. All four are in the Hall of Fame. Francona said Scioscia's steadiness is ...and more »
Posted on 6 August 2018 | 7:44 am
MondoLinks: Warming the PoppyCockles -
Halo's HeavenMondoLinks: Warming the PoppyCocklesHalo's HeavenTommy Lasorda gave the Dodgers 21 seasons, and Walter Alston before him had a 23-year run. Sosh is only at 19. What's another 5? Besides, it's not all about winning and losing. Just ask the Mets who, with the 4th-lowest win production of 2018, seem to ...
Posted on 6 August 2018 | 4:10 am
Mike Scioscia denies report that he'll step
SB NationMike Scioscia denies report that he'll step down as Angels manager at the end of 2018SB NationScioscia in his 19 years as manager is 1,625-1,403 (.537), ranking 18th on the all-time list for wins. He is one of six managers in MLB history to lead one team for 19 or more consecutive seasons, along with Connie Mack, Walt Alston, Tommy Lasorda ...Joe Maddon: It's 'hard to imagine' managers lasting as long as Angels' Mike SciosciaChicago TribuneRosenthal: Sources say Angels manager Mike Scioscia is expected to step down at the end of the seasonThe Athleticall 691 news articles »
Posted on 5 August 2018 | 8:49 am
Yankees acquire George Kontos from Indians -
HardballTalk (blog)Yankees acquire George Kontos from IndiansHardballTalk (blog)... the natural conclusion of an impressive 19-year managerial track in the majors, one that gives Scioscia the sixth-longest tenure (with a single team) of any MLB manager behind Connie Mack, John McGraw, Walter Alston, Bobby Cox and Tommy Lasorda.and more »
Posted on 4 August 2018 | 10:50 am
9 Players You Need on Your Management Dream
Cleanup hitters are worth their weight in gold. 8. The loyal soldier Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda said he always staffed his teams with at least one person who would "...bleed Dodger blue." Every dream team needs one player who will be ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:16 am
Dave Stubbs: In celebration of sportswriting
Hitting “replace” instead of “skip” on words that were suspicious to the computer, he turned Expos manager Felipe Alou into Feline Aloud; Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda into Lizard; Expos pitcher Jeff Fassero into Fuzzier; tennis player Ekatarina ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:44 pm
Former Yankees manager Joe Torre joins
The event included execs from the family-run chain as well as former Yankees skipper Joe Torre and retired Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda. “I was diagnosed in spring training in ’99. I associated cancer with death,” Torre said. “The more education ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:17 pm
LA Dodgers Hall Of Famer Tommy Lasorda To
PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 24th, Tommy Lasorda, baseball executive and ambassador best known for his two decades as manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, will officially have his name affixed to one of his idols when his name ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:25 am
Phanatic goes full Gallagher, smashes Mets
The Phanatic donned a tux and busted an old schtick -- which used to particularly enrage Dodgers legend Tommy Lasorda-- when he used a dirt tamper to smash a Mets batting helmet into smithereens: He even did it to Frank Sinatra's Big Apple anthem ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 1:37 pm