Longtime Dodgers play-by-play announcer Vin Scully dies at 94

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Los Angeles Dodgers Longtime play-by-play announcer Vin Scully died on Tuesday at the age of 94.

Scully was the Dodgers’ main broadcaster from 1950 when they played in Brooklyn until his retirement in 2016.

The Dodgers announced his passing on Twitter late Tuesday night, in which Dodgers President and CEO Stan Kasten posted the following statement:

Darryl Strawberry #44 of the Los Angeles Dodgers is interviewed by Vince Scully before the start of a Major League Baseball game against the New York Mets circa 1991 at Shea Stadium in the Queens borough of New York City.  Strawberry played for the Dodgers from 1991 to 1993.

Darryl Strawberry #44 of the Los Angeles Dodgers is interviewed by Vince Scully before the start of a Major League Baseball game against the New York Mets circa 1991 at Shea Stadium in the Queens borough of New York City. Strawberry played for the Dodgers from 1991 to 1993.
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“We have lost an icon. Vin Scully of the Dodgers was one of the greatest voices in all of sports. He was a giant, not just as a broadcaster, but as a humanitarian. He loved people. He loved life. He loved baseball and the Dodgers. And he loved his family. His voice will always be heard and etched in all of our minds forever. I know he was looking forward to joining the love of his life, Sandi. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family during this very difficult time. Vin will be truly missed.”

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Retired Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully, left, speaks during a pregame ceremony honoring language broadcaster Jaime Jarrin inducting him into the Dodger Stadium Ring of Honor at Dodger Stadium on 2 September 2018 in Los Angeles, California.

Retired Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully, left, speaks during a pregame ceremony honoring language broadcaster Jaime Jarrin inducting him into the Dodger Stadium Ring of Honor at Dodger Stadium on 2 September 2018 in Los Angeles, California.
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