Tommy Lasorda told about Anderson

Updated: November 4, 2010, 9:00 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda said Wednesday that he was notified last week of the condition of Sparky Anderson, his close friend and fellow Hall of Fame manager. Anderson, who lives in Thousand Oaks, has been placed under hospice care due to "complications resulting from dementia,'' according to a release issued by his family.

Lasorda said when he saw Anderson at the annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony in August, it was obvious something was wrong.

"He looked ...

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