Vincent Edward Scully was an American sportscaster who died on August 2, 2022 (November 29, 1927). His 67 seasons of game calling for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball, starting in 1950 (when the team was based in Brooklyn) and ending in 2016, are what made him most famous.
In terms of the number of years spent working for the Dodgers organization in any capacity, he was second only to Tommy Lasorda (by two years) during his run as a game announcer.
His run represented the longest tenure of any broadcaster with a single team in professional sports history. He ended his record-breaking tenure as the team’s play-by-play announcer in 2016 by retiring at the age of 88.
He was known for his distinctive voice, lyrically descriptive style, and signature introduction to Dodgers games: “It’s time for Dodger baseball! Hi, everybody, and a very pleasant good (afternoon/evening) to you, wherever you may be.” He is considered by many to be the greatest baseball broadcaster of all time, according to fan rankings,
In addition to Dodgers baseball, Scully called various nationally-televised football and golf contests for cbs sports from 1975 to 1982, and was Nbc sports’ lead baseball play-by-play word from 1983 to 1989. He also called the World series for Cbs Radio from 1979 to 1982 and again from 1990 to 1997.
Did Vin Scully die from sickness?
Vin Scully didn’t die from sickness.
Vin Scully died of natural causes at his home in the Hidden Hills section of Los Angeles, on August 2nd, 2022. He was 94.