Tom Lasorda, the dean of major league managers, was given a contract extension through 1990 by the Los Angeles Dodgers, the club announced Friday.

Lasorda, 60, is in his 12th year as the Dodgers' manager and 39th with the organization, for whom he was also a player, scout, minor league manager and major league coach.

A multi-year contract, worth $500,000 annually, was scheduled to expire at the end of this season.