About Tommy Lasorda
It has been estimated that the overall amount of the current Tommy Lasorda net worth reaches 15 million dollars, which makes him one of the richest people in the baseball industry. He was playing in Major League Baseball but is retired from this career, as of right now. After he retired, he got involved in sports management and this career has also increased the current sum of Tommy Lasorda net worth. In 2009, it was stated that he working with the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers franchise for the sixth decade. Also, for one season, he was playing with the Kansas City Athletics. In 1997, Tommy Lasorda’s name was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame as a manager.
Born in 1927, Tommy Lasorda’s first baseball team was the Philadelphia Phillies, with which he signed a contract in 1945 as an undrafted free agent. In 1945, he became a professional baseball player when he joined the Concord Weavers. Thus, baseball eventually made his name popular and also added up to the total estimate of Tommy Lasorda net worth. In the seasons of 1946 and 1947 he did not play because he served in the United States Army.
He was noticed by the Los Angeles Dodgers soon after that. In 1949, the baseball player joined the Greenville Spinners. In the period of 1948-1950, he was a pitcher for the Cristobal Mottas in the Canal Zone Baseball League in Panama. In 1948, as a member of this team, he even won the championship. In the period of 1950-1952 and then again from 1958 until 1960, Tommy Lasorda was playing with the Almendares in Cuba. In 1954, he appeared in Major League for the first time when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, which also increased the total amount of Tommy Lasorda net worth.
Although he did not have a chance to play in the 1955 World Series, he still became a recipient of a World Series ring as a member of the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers. Tommy Lasorda appeared as a pitcher of the team for two seasons. After that, he signed a contract with the Kansas City Athletics, for which he pitched for one season. In 1956, the team traded him to the New York Yankees. In the period of 1956-1957, Tommy Lasorda played in 22 games as a member of the Triple-A Denver Bears. In 1957, he came back to the Brooklyn Dodgers. Thus, playing in all of these teams has increased his popularity and also the total size of Tommy Lasorda net worth.
In 1950, Tommy Lasorda appeared with the Montreal Royals of the International League. He became one of the most successful pitchers of the Montreal Royals as he is the winningest pitcher in the history of the team. In the period of 1951-1954, he led the team to four Governors’ Cups in a row. In 1958, the team appeared in it for the fifth time.