A great citizen of society

Posted1/14/2021 1:00 AM

Back in the nineties, I waited outside Wrigley Field after a game and out walked the players heading to the team bus. I recognized Eddie Murray and politely asked him for an autograph. He seriously asked me for some money. Then trailing the team, out came Tommy Lasorda. I had commissioned an artist friend of mine to paint a picture of the Dodger manager. I presented it to him and he walked arm and arm with me to his waiting limo. He was so genuine and down to earth. He has been quoted: he is nothing but an ordinary man who simply enjoys being content. This man was dedicated, hardworking and a decent human being. An example of everything you'd want in a great citizen of society, which is sadly lacking in this mixed-up world today.

Randy F. Gollay


Buffalo Grove

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