Vin Scully: End of an Era

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Vin Scully: End of an Era

Postby MattyB » Sun Oct 02, 2016 11:32 am

'WE’VE BEEN FRIENDS LONG ENOUGH YOU’LL UNDERSTAND'
VIN SCULLY, BASEBALL'S LONGEST-TENURED AND MOST ELOQUENT BROADCASTER, IS STILL LOOKING TO MAKE A CONNECTION


The sunsets over Dodger Stadium and Chavez Ravine are breathtakingly colorful. They're beautiful, but not always easy to describe.

"It's a cotton candy sky with a canopy of blue. It looks good enough to eat."

Well, I guess it's easier for some of us.

On a typical night at Dodger Stadium, Vin Scully sits in the booth that's named after him, perched on the chair he calls home for approximately 81 games a season. He has two media guides, home and away. Both are stuffed with index cards on which Scully has written notes on the stories he's researched, stories of greater depth, insight, and humor than the ones that come pre-printed in the team-authored books. His scorebook sits front and center in a custom-leather binder. He has another book off to the side containing key stats and more index cards, all of which are also prepared by Scully himself.

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