It’s hard to think of a larger story in the sports broadcasting world over the last while than the retirement of Vin Scully from the Los Angeles Dodgers and baseball in general. A decade that spanned not just years or decades but generations at the highest level will likely never be again be matched or even rivaled. The respect that Vin commands through his work is only matched by his modesty and desire to stay OUT of the spotlight.
Scully’s last game for the Dodgers was October 2nd in San Francisco where he signed off from the airwaves the same way he had for the bulk of his illustrious career, wishing viewers/listeners a pleasant good afternoon wherever they may be.
I wanted to wait until some time had passed from Scully’s retirement to do a post on it here so that we could collect a lot of different sources and media from the season-long tribute to one of baseball and broadcasting’s greats.
From YouTube Channel “Dodger Blue” is a behind the scenes look at Scully’s final game and exit from the sport.
His final call at Dodger Stadium:
Of course there was the tribute to him and his public address when the Dodgers clinched their post-season berth
Here’s a collection of articles from the past week:
- What Aspiring Broadcasters can learn from Vin Scully
- Vin Scully’s Final Game Was…Just Like All Of His Other Games
- MLB’s Social Media Wrap of Scully’s Final Game
- The Miracle of Vin Scully from Beverly Hills Mayor John Mirisch
- The Washington Post saying there’ll never be another Vin
- The Art of Broadcasting with Vin Scully