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Vin Scully Honored by Dodgers with Jersey Patch for Remainder of Season

Vin Scully Honored by Dodgers with Jersey Patch for Remainder of Season

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The Los Angeles Dodgers are going to honor legendary broadcaster Vin Scully by carrying a patch together with his title on it on their jerseys for the remainder of the season.

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The #Dodgers will put on patches honoring legendary Vin Scully the remainder of the season with a pre-game tribute Friday pic.twitter.com/GKABy59Xdm

The Dodgers introduced Tuesday that Scully died on the age of 94.

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Scully is arguably one of the best broadcaster within the historical past of North American skilled sports activities. Born within the Bronx, he started calling Dodgers video games as a 22-year-old in 1950 once they have been primarily based in Brooklyn.

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Three years later, Scully referred to as his first World Sequence for NBC between the Dodgers and New York Yankees. He’s nonetheless the youngest person ever to name a Fall Basic (25 years previous).

When the Dodgers moved from Brooklyn to Los Angeles after the 1957 season, Scully went with them. He additionally referred to as NFL video games for CBS from 1975 to 1982.

Scully left the NFL to focus solely on Main League Baseball beginning in 1983. He joined NBC Sports activities because the community’s lead broadcaster for seven seasons, together with three World Sequence in 1984, 1986 and 1988.

Two of Scully’s most iconic calls have been for Invoice Buckner’s error in Recreation 6 of the 1986 World Sequence and Kirk Gibson’s walk-off homer in Recreation 1 of the 1988 World Sequence.

All through his tenure as a nationwide announcer, Scully additionally remained loyal to the Dodgers. He remained with the franchise for 67 years till his ultimate broadcast on the ultimate day of the 2016 common season in opposition to the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park.

Scully was inducted into the Baseball Corridor of Fame in 1982. He obtained the Ford C. Frick Award given to broadcasters for his or her excellent contributions to the game.

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