Vin Scully, a legendary broadcaster known for lending his golden voice to the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers for 67 years, has passed away at the age of 94.
The Dodgers announced Scully’s death on Tuesday. Scully began working in the radio and television booths for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1950 and followed the team to Los Angeles in 1958.
Before retiring in 2016, he served 67 seasons with the team, which is the longest tenure by a single team spokesman in the annals of professional sports.
In addition to the Dodgers baseball games, Scully called numerous nationally televised football and golf events for CBS Sports between 1975 and 1982. From 1983 to 1989 he served as NBC Sports’ primary baseball play-by-play broadcaster.
RIP: Vin Scully’s cause of death and obituary
Vin Scully, a prominent Los Angeles Dodgers commentator, has died at home in the Hidden Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles at the age of 94. Although the cause of Vin Scully’s death has not been officially established, it could have been caused by an illness.
Many people are confused by the news of Scully’s death and want to know more about the circumstances and his obituary. Sandra Scully’s death from complications from her battle with ALS occurred just over a year ago.
Over the course of his career, Vin Scully aired 12 MLB All-Star games and 25 World Series. Scully has broadcast countless notable Dodgers moments over the years.
Baseball fans around the world and Dodgers supporters alike remember Scully’s 67-year career as the voice of Los Angeles baseball.
The voice of the Dodgers Vin Scully died at the age of 94
Vin Scully’s death has been confirmed by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Over 60 years as the Dodgers broadcaster made Vin Scully a popular figure in American society.
Sandy Koufax’s The Perfect Match in 1965 was one of his most famous shows. With three outs in the ninth inning and the Dodgers facing the Chicago Cubs, Koufax entered the contest.
While attending Fordham University, Scully played midfield on the baseball team for two seasons. He had to interrupt his studies to serve in the Navy from 1942 to 1945, which changed his love for the sport.
In the 1980s, he was honored as one of only a handful of commentators by the MLB Hall of Fame. Earlier this year, he received the Baseball Digest Lifetime Achievement Award.
Vin Scully wife and children
Vin Scully has been married twice. Scully married Joan Crawford in 1958. Joan Crawford, Scully’s 35-year-old wife, died of an accidental medical overdose in 1972 after 15 years of marriage.
In 1973, after the death of Joan Scully, he married Sandra Hunt. Scully and Sandra had two children together. At the age of 33, Michael Scully – Scully’s eldest son – died in a helicopter accident while he was working for the ARCO Transportation Company.
Sandra Scully died at the age of 76 from complications from ALS. Before Sandra, his second wife, passed away from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis on January 3, 2021, Vin and Sandra were married for 48 years.