Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda was released from an Orange County hospital after about six weeks and is resting at home, the team announced Tuesday.
The team made the announcement on Twitter, posting, “Dodger great Tommy Lasorda has returned home from the hospital and is resting comfortably.”
No other details were provided.
Lasorda, 93, was hospitalized in November, shortly after attending the Dodgers’ World Series-clinching victory in Arlington, Texas. No official reason for the hospitalization was ever provided, although TMZ reported that he was suffering from heart issues and spent time on a ventilator in an intensive-care unit.
Lasorda was released from the ICU in early December, but remained hospitalized.
A Hall of Famer since 1997, Lasorda led the Dodgers to two World Series championships and two World Series losses during his 20-year managerial career.
The Fullerton resident has been with the Dodgers organization for more than 70 years as a player, scout, manager and front office executive. He was originally signed by the Philadelphia Phillies in 1945, before reaching the big leagues as a pitcher with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1954.
He managed the Dodgers from 1976-96, and is currently special adviser to the chairman.