How to purchase the L.A. Times’ Tommy Lasorda commemorative bookazine

"Tommy Lasorda: A Baseball Life, A Dodger's Heart" magazine, a Los Angeles Times special edition

(Los Angeles Times)

Today, pitchers and catchers formally report to the Dodgers’ spring training school in Phoenix. Aside from 2 years in the late 1950s, a Dodgers spring had considering that 1949, in one capability or another, consisted of Tommy Lasorda, the truest, bluest Dodger of them all.

With Lasorda’s passing last month, at age 93, this spring will mark the very first Dodgers camp in 64 years without the existence of Lasorda.

The story of that exceptional Dodgers life is informed in an unique celebratory concern produced by the Los Angeles Times editors and authors. Consisted of in the 80-page bookazine, “Tommy Lasorda: A Baseball Life, a Dodger’s Heart,” are stories and images that cover a profession not limited to Los Angeles, however which encompassed Brooklyn, Idaho, Utah and New Mexico, throughout more than 7 years.

That Hall of Popularity journey is narrated in the concern by a Hall of Popularity collection of Times authors, consisting of Jim Murray, Ross Newhan, Expense Dwyre, Expense Plaschke and Helene Elliott. It informs the story of accomplishment (2 World Series titles) and loss (that of a kid and many fellow Dodgers). It narrates of a baseball life completely.

The unique concern — in addition to the celebratory concern that informs the story of the Dodgers 2020 champion season — can be acquired in the L.A. Times Shop here.

This story initially appeared in Los Angeles Times.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.