Sports activities followers all over the place have been saddened to listen to of the passing of Vin Scully, on Tuesday. Amongst the many tributes to the legendary sportscaster, LA Weekly author Lina Lecaro remembers the hometown announcer, stating that the paper usually lined the Dodgers veteran play-by-play man—even how he introduced his retirement, again in 2016, at age 88. Lecaro factors out how the Bronx-born Scully, who started describing Dodgers video games over the radio when the workforce was nonetheless in Brooklyn, represented “the nostalgia, the nuances of the game, and the spirit of the sport.” She additionally recounts the story of a author who ranked Scully No. 2 on a 2013 “12 Most Overrated Things in Los Angeles” record, in an effort to gin up on-line engagement. The response was not fairly.
Go to LA Weekly to get Lecaro’s full story, as well as videos of some of Scully’s most memorable calls. —VV editors
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