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Sunday, September 22, 2013

Blow Out the Candles September 22

Hall of Fame Dodgers manager Tom Lasorda is celebrating his 86th birthday today.

Career highlights and awards
3× World Series champion (1955, 1981, 1988)
2× NL Manager of the Year (1983, 1988)
2006 Branch Rickey Award
Los Angeles Dodgers #2 retired
Walt Alston and Tommy

Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Lemon was born in San Bernardino, California on this date in 1920.
Career highlights and awards
7× All-Star (1948–1954)
2× World Series champion (1948, 1978)
2× AL Manager of Year
2× MLB wins leader (1950, 1954)
AL wins leader (1955)
AL strikeouts leader (1950)
Pitched a no-hitter against the Detroit Tigers on June 30, 1948
Cleveland Indians #21 retired

 With Larry Doby
Lemon Feller and Wynn

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