You know Vin Scully—whose broadcasting career overlapped with Yogi Berra’s playing career for an astonishing 16 seasons—has a wealth of Berra stories, but his tribute to Berra on tonight’s broadcast began simply enough: “As long as people talk about the game, whenever they mention the name Yogi Berra, they will smile…
Would you listen to 10 minutes of Vin Scully talking about happy babies? Of course you would. Unfortunately, we only have half a minute here, but listen to it anyway. It’s quite relaxing.
87-year-old American treasure Vin Scully is returning to the broadcast booth. At last night’s Dodgers - Cubs game, via Jimmy Kimmel cue cards, the team announced that Scully would be announcing some more games in 2016, which will mark his 67th year doing so. Here’s the announcement:
Please enjoy this video from yesterday’s Braves-Dodgers game: Vin Scully, the official narrator of summer, tells the tale of the time a young Jonny Gomes saw his life flash before his eyes when he was tackled by a wolf. I don’t want to ruin the ending, but the wolf did not eat Jonny Gomes.
Vin Scully is a national treasure, Exhibit No. 973,948:
This is cool. The Dodgers announced Vin Scully was returning in 2015 for a 66th year in the Los Angeles broadcast booth. They showed a pre-taped skit during the game tonight, featuring Hyun-Jin Ryu, Yasiel Puig, and Justin Turner making the announcement. After the video played, the feed turned back to the stadium…
"And that's the story of Mike Matheny and the bird poop."
Vin Scully has a knack for making anything significantly better with his voice, so it was no surprise that Scully effortlessly worked in some lovely memories of the late Don Zimmer while calling tonight's White Sox-Dodgers game.
If you've never heard the story about Jackie Robinson's teammate, Gene Hermanski, suggesting that all the Dodgers wear the number 42 so as to confuse anyone trying to assassinate Robinson, now's your chance to hear it as it was meant to be told: by Vin Scully.
Detroit is out in Los Angeles for interleague play tonight, which means America's most valuable treasure Vin Scully has the opportunity to discuss some players he doesn't often see. One Tiger Vin's plenty familiar with is former Angels outfielder Torii Hunter, and the Dodgers announcer took his third inning at-bat…
A 5.1 magnitude earthquake shook Los Angeles tonight during the late innings of an Angels-Dodgers spring training game at Chavez Ravine. Vin Scully, on the call as always, took it in stride and reminded us we'd really prefer to get all our natural disaster news from the baseball legend.
The Dodgers and Diamondbacks kicked off MLB's regular season today in Sydney, with L.A. taking Game One and Game Two underway now. Vin Scully is back, of course, and already giving us great sound bytes. Here he is introducing you to tonight's game with his attempt at speaking Australian.
Part of me loves this clip because that little kid is way cute and listening to Vin Scully talk about anything is always a good time, but another part of me hates it deeply.
NBC Sports Net is the U.S. home of professional hockey, and they continue to do it right. Tonight's Stadium Series matchup at Dodger Stadium called upon the one voice every sports fan can associate with that venue: Vin Scully.
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…
Vin Scully, the figuratively and literally immortal Dodgers announcer, came out Tuesday night as an amiable hug Grinch as he described an encounter he had — or, more precisely, avoided — with a platoon of comely young women who were offering to wrap their arms around his torso and apply gently compressive force.