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Tommy Lasorda

 
 
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By Brian Scott, June 29, 2011
1. Tommy Lasorda Marker
Inscription.
Tommy Lasorda was a pitcher for the Greenville Spinners in 1949. Best known for his managerial career, Lasorda's baseball roots are here in Greenville. His 21-year career includes 1,599 wins and 2 World Series championships. In 1997 he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Erected 2011 by Greenville Drive & Duke Energy Co.
 
Location. 34° 50.5′ N, 82° 24.433′ W. Marker is in Greenville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Marker can be reached from Field Street. Touch for map. Marker is located inside the southern entrance to Flour Field. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville SC 29601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clay Buchholz (here, next to this marker); Jim Rice (here, next to this marker); Lou Brissie (here, next to this marker); Al Rosen (here, next to this marker); Joe Anders
Tommy Lasorda Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 29, 2011
2. Tommy Lasorda Marker
(here, next to this marker); Chino Smith (here, next to this marker); Nolan Ryan (here, next to this marker); John Smoltz (here, next to this marker); "Shoeless Joe" Jackson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Allen Temple AME Church Bell (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Tommy Lasorda. Thomas Charles Lasorda (born September 22, 1927 in Norristown, Pennsylvania) is a former Major League baseball player and manager. (Submitted on July 3, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Tommy Lasorda. Tom Lasorda Managerial Record - Baseball-Reference.com (Submitted on July 3, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Thomas Charles Lasodra. After a brief career as a left-handed pitcher, Tommy Lasorda became one of the most enthusiastic and successful managers in baseball history. (Submitted on July 3, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

4. Greenville Spinners. The Greenville Spinners were a minor league baseball team located in Greenville, South
Tommy Lasorda Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, June 29, 2011
3. Tommy Lasorda Marker
Carolina. (Submitted on July 3, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

5. Greenville Spinners. Greenville Spinners Record - Baseball-Reference.com (Submitted on July 3, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 466 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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