Vin Scully Sports Broadcaster and L.A. Dodgers Icon, Passes Away at The Age of 94
Posted on August 4, 2022, 9:00 am
According to cbssports.com, Vin Scully the legendary sports broadcaster and Dodgers icon has passed away at the age of 94 years old. The Dodgers released a statement saying that, “He was the voice of the Dodgers, and so much more. He was their conscience, their poet laureate, capturing their beauty and chronicling their glory from Jackie Robinson to Sandy Koufax, Kirk Gibson to Clayton Kershaw. Vin Scully was the heartbeat of the Dodgers – and in so many ways, the heartbeat of all of Los Angeles, Vin Scully was the heartbeat of the Dodgers — and in so many ways, the heartbeat of all of Los Angeles.” Scully called countless nationally televised football and golf contests for CBS Sports from 1975 to 1982. Scully began his broadcasting career after going to Fordham University to study Journalism and was a student broadcaster. After that, he joined the Dodgers radio and television booths in the 1950 season and stayed with them until he retired in 2016. Scully also broadcasted for Major League Baseball, the NFL, the PGA tour and worked for NBC Sports from 1983-1989.
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