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Vin Scully

Sportscaster Vin Scully

Profession: Sportscaster

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Best known as the play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Dodgers, and has been with the team for over 60 seasons (1950-present).

He is famous for his dulcet voice, lyrically descriptive style, and signature introduction to Dodger games.

Born: November 29, 1927
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, USA
Age: 93 years old

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Married Life

  • 1958-02-15 Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully (30) weds model Joan (not the actress) Crawford in California
  • 1973-11-10 Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully (45) weds Sandra Hunt

Historical Events

  • 1989-06-03 Sportscasting legend Vin Scully broadcasts 23 innings in two different cities on one day
  • 2016-10-02 Veteran broadcaster Vin Scully calls his final LA Dodgers game (7-1 loss in SF) after a record 67 MLB seasons

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