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BASEBALL RECORD #8: THE QUOTABLE(?) TOMMY LASORDA (Videos) ***CAUTION-Strong Language***

The hardest thing about featuring ex-Dodger manager Tommy Lasorda, whose voice contributes to Baseball record #8…is coming up with a segment where he doesn’t say any cuss words. Lo and behold, I found one…

 
Tommy Lasorda, age 89, has been part of the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodger franchise for some six decades. He managed the team from 1977 to 1996. His teams twice won the World Series in 1981 and 1988, the latter the last time the Dodgers won the World Serious.
But it’s his profanity-laced outbursts that have also made him famous. On one sports talk show in the late 80’s and early 90’s, the late Jim Healy would often play a voice clip with Lasorda observing how “this bleeping job is not that bleeping easy.” 
 
Here’s more…and these clips are ALL for mature audiences only. If you don’t want to hear profanity, then you can pass.
 
For instance, there was the time he was miked while taking out pitcher Doug Rau in the 1977 World Series…complete with at least 36 profane words in less than 4 minutes

The next year, 1978, he was asked after a Dodger game what he felt of Dave Kingman’s performance
(three home runs), Lasorda replied

 
Then came 1982, when Lasorda put the bad words on Kurt Bevacqua

 
Or the time he just exploded…