Jo Lasorda, the widow of Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda at the age of 91, according to a last-minute report in the United States, where he lived.
The Dodgers manager’s widow was found dead Tuesday; the causes are unknown
According to the first reports generated after the announcement of her death, it is known that the widow of the Dodgers manager died on Monday night at her home in Fullerton, the team said Tuesday, more is unknown until the moment the causes of her death.
Joan Miller, who took the married name Jo Lasorda, met Tommy Lasorda at a minor league baseball game in her hometown of Greenville, South Carolina, where he played for the Spinners.
After treating each other for several months and entering into a formal relationship, they were married on April 14, 1950, in a union that lasted 70 years until Tommy’s death in January at the age of 93.
Lasorda is survived by her daughter Laura and granddaughter Emily, as well as her sister Gladys Reeves of Greenville.
The Major League Baseball Dodgers association has expressed its feelings about the death of the wife of its legendary coach through social networks.