When Vin Scully Makes His Last Call Sunday, Maybe That Means The Dodgers Really Won't Come Back to Brooklyn
In Vin Scully's case, we could hardly have asked for more. I mention this because at almost the precise moment I turned off
Next season will be his last in the booth.
In case you missed the bulletin, Los Angeles is in the midst of a historic drought. We also have the nation's worst traffic and air pollution, and we're the least affordable city in the Lower 48 for millennials to buy a home.
Just beyond the Plaque Gallery of luminaries immortalized in bronze lies the Baseball Hall of Fame's library, where I couldn't resist getting an inside look from director Jim Gates, who is in his 20th year overseeing its vast collection.
By Joe Lucia, Awful Announcing There are few things I enjoy more about baseball than Vin Scully’s commentary. Scully’s bread
Over his time with the Dodgers, Vin has seen 11 Dodger managers, 12 U.S presidencies, 14 expansion teams, 22 Yankee platy-by-play announcers, and 33 Olympic games.
Sandy Koufax has thrown more than his share of memorable pitches at Dodger Stadium but this time he caught one. The 78-year
"Shades of '89 ... Candlestick Park ... that's in the dirt," Scully said, never losing track of the game being played. "The
OK, Vin Scully, we get it. You are the mellifluous master of baseball announcing and no moment is too mundane to be made
Old guys and baseball were in the news over the weekend -- but the wrong story got most of the attention.
Vin Scully is much more than the one of the greatest sportscasters ever: he is an artist who has distinguished himself with his poetic use of language, his gracious and dignified demeanor and his dramatic calls of some of the greatest moments in baseball history.