Tommy Lasorda Quotes

  • “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.” – Tommy Lasorda


  • “There are three kinds of people in this world: people who make it happen, people who watch what happens, and people who wonder what happened.” – Tommy Lasorda


  • “Listen, if you start worrying about the people in the stands, before too long you’re up in the stands with them.” – Tommy Lasorda


  • “No matter how good you are, you’re going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are, you’re going to win one-third of your games. It’s the other third that makes the difference.” – Tommy Lasorda


  • “Say ‘Dodgers,’ and people know you’re talking about baseball. Say ‘Braves,’ and they ask, ‘What reservation?’ Say ‘Reds,’ and they think of communism. Say ‘Padres,’ and they look around for a priest.” – Tommy Lasorda


  • “I believe managing is like holding a dove in your hand. If you hold it too tightly you kill it, but if you hold it too loosely, you lose it.” – Tommy Lasorda


  • “The only Angels in Los Angeles are in heaven, and they’re looking down on the Dodgers.” – Tommy Lasorda


  • “Nobody thought we could win the division! Nobody thought we could beat the mighty Mets! Nobody thought we could beat the team that won 104 games! But we believed it!” – Tommy Lasorda


  • “The best possible thing in baseball is winning the World Series. The second best thing is losing the World Series.” – Tommy Lasorda

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