Vin Scully (b. 1927) is an American sports broadcaster who has been the play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball club for 66 seasons, dating back to when the team played in New York and were called the Brooklyn Dodgers. Throughout his career, Scully has hosted talk shows, called countless sporting events, earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and served as Grand Marshal for the Rose Parade. Most of all, Scully has been a Los Angeles institution for a half-century, connecting generations with his passion for baseball, his soft velvet voice, and his innate gift for vivid storytelling.
“Good is not good when better is expected.”
You can hear Scully tell some of his greatest stories in the video below. He is introduced at the 6:20 mark.
Words of wisdom from one of the 20th century's most fascinating polymaths: "The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation. The hand is more important than the eye ... The hand is the cutting edge of the mind."