Beloved baseball figure Tommy Lasorda suffered a heart attack on Monday, as TMZ first reported. The Los Angeles Dodgers confirmed the report, indicating that Lasorda was taken to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York.
The longtime manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Lasorda was in New York for the 2012 MLB Draft. He tweeted from the New York Stock Exchange on Monday morning.
The 84-year-old Lasorda is the Special Advisor to the Chairman for the Dodgers.
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NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers say longtime manager Tom Lasorda has been hospitalized after having what the team called a "mild" heart attack.
The Dodgers said Tuesday that Lasorda was in a New York hospital. The 84-year-old Hall of Famer became ill Monday while in town to represent the club at the Major League Baseball draft.
TMZ first reported Lasorda's condition and said the plan was for him to return home Wednesday.