Dodgers and all of Los Angeles are in mourning as they lost their sports broadcasting icon, Vin Scully, on Tuesday. The legendary sports broadcaster Vin Scully was the heart of the Dodgers and was announced dead at the age of 94.
“He was the voice of the Dodgers, and so much more. He was their conscience, their poet laureate, capturing their beauty and chronicling their glory from Jackie Robinson to Sandy Koufax, Kirk Gibson to Clayton Kershaw. Vin Scully was the heartbeat of the Dodgers – and in so many ways, the heartbeat of all of Los Angeles,” – the team said.
Reacting to the sad news, Desiree Jackson said it felt like losing his father again. Scully was renowned for broadcasting some of the most famous televised sports contests like Football, Baseball, and Golf.
He started his career in CBS Sports in 1975 and continued to 1982. Scully’s Broadcasting career started in 1949 after he finished his journalism at Fordham University. he was also a student broadcaster. In 1950, Scully joined Dodgers radio while they were in Brooklyn.
In 1958, Scully came to Los Angeles with the Dodgers, and he stayed with them until his retirement in 2016. Dodgers and all of Los Angeles are saddened at the news of Scully’s death.
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