Vin Scully is the king of calling no-hitters, after all. So, nearing the climax of his farewell season, maybe the baseball gods felt it was time for one more for the road. At the end of a head-spinning day at Dodger Stadium, the Dodgers were nealry no-hit for the third time in the past […]
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2 hours ago
Between now and Vin Scully Appreciation Day on September 23, the Dodgers are revealing the results of the fan vote ranking Scully’s top 20 Dodger calls of all time, one at each home game. Here’s No. 16: Don Drysdale’s consecutive scoreless inning streak seemed in jeopardy when a confusing and controversial call took place … — Jon Weisman
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3 hours ago
A French Bulldog wearing a red bowtie attended the Reds-Rangers game at Great American Ballpark on Wednesday, and this happened:Not much to say here other than that it's just a beautiful sight and would even better with some Vin Scully narration.
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15 hours ago
Major League Baseball will lose two icons after the 2016 season. Boston Red Sox fans are well aware that slugger David Ortiz is retiring after this year, but the Los Angeles Dodgers also will bid farewell to a legend in longtime play-by-play announcer Vin Scully. Scully offered a nice tribute to Ortiz during the Red Sox’s weekend series in Los Angeles, and Boston later did the...
Legendary play-by-play announcer Vin Scully gave a special tribute to Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz on Friday. On Saturday, the Red Sox returned the favor. Ahead of Boston’s second game against the Dodgers in Los Angeles, Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski, NESN play-by-play man Dave O’Brien and radio play-by-play announcer Joe Castiglione joined Scully...
Vin Scully has called an uncountable number of baseball plays over the years, probably enough to match the number of stars in the sky. As his final season winds down, the Los Angeles Dodgers and Major League Baseball are going to try to do the impossible – rank Scully’s 20 best calls of all-time. The voting wil take place here at MLB.com until August 12th. Then, on August...
Vin Scully is in the final season of his legendary career calling games for the Los Angeles Dodgers, and Yasiel Puig has his own way of paying tribute to the iconic broadcaster. Puig took the field for Sunday’s game in a pair of cleats with Scully’s face on them along with the tagline “Win for Vin.” These Vin Scully cleats are . pic.twitter.com/TQ3Im1NJ4e — MLB ...
Vin Scully is not a fan of socialism. We found that out during Friday night’s broadcast of the Dodgers vs. Brewers game, when for whatever reason, Scully veered off on a brief tangent about the flaws of socialism, particularly in Venezuela. Vin Scully has strong feelings on socialism pic.twitter.com/7XEnF56EOy — Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) June 18, 2016 Note that there...
From one legend to another, the Los Angeles Dodgers’ longtime play-by-play man Vin Scully was live on the air when he broke news to his audience that Muhammad Ali had passed away at the age of 74, adding The Champ’s famed “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee” quote as an exclamation point. Two sports legends reunited in the most unfortunate of ways, it somehow made...
It seems like every network and MLB team is honoring Vin Scully this season, his final one as Dodgers play-by-play broadcaster. But while the team’s legendary voice certainly seems appreciative of all of these honors, he told SI’s Tom Verducci in a recent profile that all of the attention was making him uncomfortable because it was putting him ahead of the game. “I guess...
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