Watch The Touching Tribute To Don Zimmer Before Mariners-Rays

Prior to today's game against the Mariners, the Tampa Bay Rays held a tribute to honor the late Don Zimmer. The ceremony featured a video montage of Zimmer's career that spanned more than 60 years, and statements from players (James Shields, in particular, seemed very emotional) and coaches from around the league… » 6/07/14 4:38pm 6/07/14 4:38pm

Here's Vin Scully Calling Don Larsen's Perfect Game 57 Years Ago Today

On Oct. 8, 1956, in Game 5 of the World Series, Don Larsen took the mound at Yankee Stadium against the Brooklyn Dodgers and threw what remains the only perfect game in MLB postseason history. Behind the microphone in the broadcast booth that day was 28-year-old Vin Scully, already in his seventh season as the voice… » 10/08/13 5:17pm 10/08/13 5:17pm

Aural History: How An Old Lady In Brooklyn Ensured That The "Shot Heard…

It was Oct. 3, 1951, and the New York Giants were about to lose the pennant to the Brooklyn Dodgers two games to one in a best-of-three series. In Brooklyn, a 26-year-old travel agent asked his mother to flip a switch on his reel-to-reel machine, and few moments later at the Polo Grounds in Upper Manhattan, Bobby… » 10/22/12 8:00pm 10/22/12 8:00pm

Vin Scully Raced Jackie Robinson On Ice Skates

For those of us living on the East Coast, there's no better teller of bedtime stories than Vin Scully. The embodiment of a man who has forgotten more about baseball than any of us will ever know, Scully weaves narratives from his 63 years with the Dodgers into his description of the events on-field with the deftness… » 5/08/12 11:00am 5/08/12 11:00am