Vin Scully

Born Nov 29, 1927

Vincent Edward "Vin" Scully is an American sportscaster, best known as the play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team on Prime Ticket, KCAL television, and KLAC radio, ever since the Dodgers moved to Los Angeles in 1957.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Vin Scully.


1927 Birth Born on November 29, 1927.
1936 8 Years Old Scully discovered his love of baseball at age 8, when he saw the results of the 2nd game of the 1936 World Series at a laundromat and felt a pang of sympathy for the badly defeated New York Giants. … Read More


1949 21 Years Old Scully was then recruited by Red Barber, the sports director of the CBS Radio Network, for its college football coverage. Scully impressed his boss with his coverage of a November 1949 University of Maryland versus Boston University football game from frigid Fenway Park in Boston, despite having to do so from the stadium roof. … Read More
1950 22 Years Old In 1950, Scully joined Red Barber and Connie Desmond in the Brooklyn Dodgers radio and television booths.
1953 25 Years Old When Barber got into a salary dispute with World Series sponsor Gillette in 1953, Scully took Barber's spot for the 1953 World Series. … Read More
1957 29 Years Old Scully announced Dodgers games in Brooklyn until 1957, after which the club moved to Los Angeles. … Read More


1958 30 Years Old Scully accompanied the Dodgers to their new location beginning with the 1958 season, and quickly became popular in Southern California. … Read More
1964 36 Years Old In 1964, the New York Yankees offered Scully the opportunity to succeed Mel Allen as their lead play-by-play announcer. … Read More


1973 45 Years Old …  In late 1973, he married Sandra Hunt, who had two children of her own, and they soon had a child together. … Read More
1975 47 Years Old 1 More Event
…  From 1975 to 1982, Scully announced the televised National Football League games for CBS Sports, teaming with several different color analysts including Sonny Jurgensen, Alex Hawkins, George Allen, Jim Brown, John Madden, and Hank Stram.


1982 54 Years Old 1 More Event
One of his most famous NFL calls was that of Dwight Clark's touchdown catch in the NFC Championship Game on January 10, 1982 (which Scully called with Stram as his final NFL telecast for CBS), that put the San Francisco 49ers into Super Bowl XVI.
1983 55 Years Old Outside of Southern California, Vin Scully is probably best remembered as NBC television's lead baseball broadcaster from 1983 to 1989. … Read More


On Saturday, June 3, 1989, Scully was doing the play-by-play for the NBC Game of the Week in St. Louis, where the Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs in 10 innings. … Read More
1990 - 1999 5 More Events
2005 77 Years Old …  Scully has since retired from announcing for video games, with his final year involving the video game MLB 2005. … Read More
2008 80 Years Old …  The California Sports Hall of Fame inducted Scully in 2008.
2009 81 Years Old 1 More Event
Scully was inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2009.
2014 86 Years Old Scully served as the Grand Marshal for the 2014 Tournament of Roses Parade. … Read More
In 2016, his final season behind the microphone, Scully announced most Dodger home games (and selected road games) on SportsNet LA television and KLAC radio. … Read More
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