Vincent Edward Scully was an American sportscaster. He was born on November 29, 1927, and passed away on August 2, 2022.
He was best known for his 67 seasons as the play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball, beginning in 1950 (during the era in which the organization was based in Brooklyn) and continuing through 2016.
His run-calling games were the longest tenure of any broadcaster with a single team in the history of professional sports. He was second only to Tommy Lasorda (by two years) in terms of the number of years associated with the Dodgers organization.
His run was the longest tenure of any broadcaster with a single team in professional sports history. The year 2016 marked the conclusion of his record-breaking stint as a play-by-play commentator for the club as he retired at the age of 88.
Scully was famous for his recognizable voice, his musically descriptive approach, and his characteristic introduction to Dodgers games:
“It’s time for Dodger baseball!” According to evaluations conducted by fans, Bleacher Report, and Fox Sports, he is widely regarded as the best baseball broadcaster in the history of the sport.
Scully announced the majority of Dodgers home games (as well as some games on the road) during his final season behind the microphone, which was broadcast on SportsNet LA television and KLAC radio.
How old is Vin Scully still alive?
The 29th of November, 1927 was the day he was born in The Bronx, New York, and the 2nd of August, 2022 was the day he passed away. As a direct result of this, he passed away when he was 95 years old.