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Friday, April 24, 2020

Former Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully hospitalized after taking a fall at his home

Vin Scully took a fall in his home Tuesday and was taken to the hospital, where he was “resting comfortably,” the Dodgers announced Thursday.

“I won’t be doing anymore headfirst sliding, I never liked it,” the Hall of Fame broadcaster said in the team’s statement posted on Twitter.

 

QLE Posted: April 24, 2020 at 12:33 AM | 1 comment(s)
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Saturday, April 18, 2020

Vin Scully ponders when opening day will arrive in Dodgers video

(AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers showed off some of their stadium renovations in a video narrated by retired broadcaster Vin Scully and posted on social media.

Construction work has continued during the coronavirus pandemic to create two acres of interactive areas, retail and concessions behind the outfield pavilions.

Scully ponders when the return to Dodger Stadium will occur.

 

QLE Posted: April 18, 2020 at 01:17 AM | 1 comment(s)
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Saturday, March 28, 2020

Vin Scully Offers Uplifting Message for Fans After Canceled Opening Day

Iconic broadcaster Vin Scully spent Thursday like the rest of baseball fans: missing what should have been Opening Day for all 30 MLB clubs.

Days after sharing what he’s been up to during the days of self-isolation, Scully took to social media to offer a message to baseball fans like him who have felt a sense of loss and longing as Opening Day passed by without any games played.

“Hi everybody, and a very pleasant good afternoon to you, wherever you may be,” Scully opened his message with, a nod to his typical intro during Dodgers broadcasts. “Excuse me, that’s a form of habit, but ‘wherever you may be,’ that means most of you are home, just as I am, waiting, hopefully, for Opening Day. I trust all is well, I hope you are far away from any sickness, and I miss you.”

Scully, 92, called Dodgers games on the radio and television for 67 seasons, from 1950 to 2016. He recalled past national adversities he’s witnessed throughout his lifetime, offering encouragement that this current hardship will pass as well.

 

QLE Posted: March 28, 2020 at 12:51 AM | 3 comment(s)
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