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 of … » 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