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Vin Scully Newsbeat

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Vin Scully receives College Baseball HOF award |

Without a doubt Vin Scully is my favorite announcer. Thank you for all the enjoyment you’ve provided this baseball fan. Enjoy your last season.

“The game means a great deal to me,” Scully said, pronouncing himself fit and ready to go, “and I’m honored to be part of this. I went over the list of names in the College Baseball Hall of Fame, and, honestly, I’m embarrassed to even be mentioned with these great talents.”

Unlike the team he has represented for 65 years, Scully never disappoints the fans. He’s undefeated.

“What makes him so special,” said Sandi Scully, his wife, “is his heart. It’s what people connect with, what makes him who he is.”

Jim Furtado Posted: November 10, 2015 at 09:31 AM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: announcers, vin scully

Friday, October 09, 2015

Vin Scully Not Calling Postseason Games

Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully won’t be calling any games in the baseball playoffs after undergoing a medical procedure.

There’s not much more to the article, except a few related tweets that might have scrolled off by the time you read it. This news makes me sad.

Bote Man sez $/yr not yr/$$ Posted: October 09, 2015 at 01:26 PM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: dodgers, health, tv, vin scully

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Vin Scully: 2016 Will Be Final Season in Booth for Dodgers - The New York Times

I will surely watch more Dodger games the rest of this year and next. I will miss Vin Scully.

Jim Furtado Posted: August 30, 2015 at 08:25 AM | 20 comment(s)
  Beats: broadcaster, dodgers, vin scully

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Vin Scully is undecided on returning to Dodgers for a 67th season next year - LA Times

I know the day will come when Vin Scully retires. I just don’t want it any time soon. It will be a very sad day.

Jim Furtado Posted: August 18, 2015 at 07:40 AM | 31 comment(s)
  Beats: announcers, vin scully

Monday, June 08, 2015

Vin Scully’s all-time NL team

He says he didn’t consult any record books, and apparently he restricted it to players he personally saw.  He also excluded Dodgers.

1B • Stan Musial
2B • Joe Morgan
SS • Ernie Banks
3B • Mike Schmidt
OF • Aaron, Mays, Robinson, Clemente
C • Johnny Bench
SP • Bob Gibson, Juan Marichal, Tom Seaver, Greg Maddux.
RP • Bruce Sutter, Hoyt Wilhelm

Perry Posted: June 08, 2015 at 06:50 PM | 75 comment(s)
  Beats: all-star, vin scully



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