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Vin Scully announces that he won’t be leaving California this season unless it’s for the postseason

As Vin Scully prepares to call his 67th and final season for the Los Angeles Dodgers, the American treasure has revealed his plans for 2016. He told those in attendance at the Dodgers’ annual FanFest that he doesn’t plan to go outside California unless the team makes the playoffs and he may not call the World Series if the team makes it that far. Scully has cut back on road...
Via Awful Announcing
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles street to be renamed after Vin Scully

Since 1950, Vin Scully has helped put the Dodgers on the map…so it seems fitting that Los Angeles is returning the favor. Friday, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to change the name of Elysian Park Avenue in recognition of the longtime broadcaster. To show their support, new skipper Dave Roberts, pitcher Clayton Kershaw and a host of other Dodgers (past and present...
Via Hall of Very Good
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Driving to Dodger Stadium? Take the new Vin Scully Avenue

LOS ANGELES (AP) Driving to Dodger Stadium? From now on, take Vin Scully Avenue. A road leading to the ballpark is being renamed in honor of the famed announcer, who is set to begin his 67th season with the Dodgers. The Los Angeles City Council on Friday voted unanimously to change the name of Elysian Park Avenue in tribute to the 88-year-old broadcaster. New Dodgers manager Dave...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Vin Scully may get Dodger Stadium street named after him

In an honor that would be long overdue, the Los Angeles Dodgers may finally honor Vin Scully by naming a street after him. The street that takes fans up through the Dodger Stadium parking gates is currently called Elysian Park Avenue, but some in the city are pressing to rename the street Vin Scully Avenue. “There’s no better way to recognize such an iconic Dodger as Hall of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles City Councilman wants to rename street for Vin Scully

As we all know, outgoing Los Angeles Dodgers voice Vin Scully is an American treasure. With 2016 being his final and 66th year in the broadcast booth, there’s a proposal to rename a stretch of Elysian Park Avenue as Vin Scully Avenue. This isn’t the first time there’s been a proposal to rename a street in Scully’s honor. In 2013, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wanted to...
Via Awful Announcing
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Vin Scully to receive lifetime achievement award

2016 will be Vin Scully’s final year behind the microphone for the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the LA Sports Council is honoring him in a unique way on February 25th. Scully will receive the council’s first ever lifetime achievement award for his work with the Dodgers over the past six decades. “I can’t think of a person more deserving of this recognition,” said Sports...
Via Awful Announcing
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Vin Scully: I believe next year will be my last

By Larry Brown Vin Scully announced on Saturday that he expects to call one more season after this year before retiring as a play-by-play announcer for the Dodgers. "Realistically, next year will be my last year [with the Dodgers]." — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) August 29, 2015 Scully turns 88 in November, so there is no doubt that he is up...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vin Scully narrates fan's marriage proposal

By AA Locker Engagements at sporting events are usually pretty awful. Well, unless Vin Scully is calling the game you get engaged at, of course, which is exactly what happened for one lucky couple on Friday night. I love when Vin’s stories go nowhere. It’s so endearing, and he doesn’t try to force a punchline or moral into the story if there’s not one there. But if...
Via Awful Announcing
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Bryan Cranston meets hero Vin Scully

Bryan Cranston is a huge Los Angeles Dodgers fan, so it was no big shock when, during a recent Reddit AMA, the actor mentioned that his heroes were Sandy Koufax and Vin Scully. Tuesday night, the Emmy Award winning “Breaking Bad” star visited Chavez Ravine and, well…this. Tonight, @BryanCranston met his hero, Vin Scully. — Los Angeles Dodgers (...
Via Hall of Very Good
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vin Scully pays tribute to the late Tony Gwynn

Before Monday night’s Rockies-Dodgers game, Vin Scully told a story in honor of the late, great Tony Gwynn. Scully brushed aside all of Scully’s on the field greatness, and instead focused on his wonderful sense of humor. You might want to have some tissues handy after watching this one.
Via The Outside Corner
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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