Tag Archives: Vin Scully

Review Of City of Dreams

  In his book, City of Dreams; Dodger Stadium and the Birth of Modern Los Angeles, Jerald Podair traces the tumultuous journey of Walter O’Malley in his quest to build his beloved Brooklyn Dodgers their own home on the East … Continue reading

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Baseball’s Back!

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Thank You Vin Scully!

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Saying Goodbye to a Legend by James Scott Bell

I’ve never known a breath of life without Vin Scully in it. Growing up in Los Angeles, and being a die-hard Dodgers fan, I spent my youthful summers listening to Vinnie (we all called him that, he was our favorite … Continue reading

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Vin Scully has already left a legacy as he begins farewell season with Dodgers By Tim Brown

LOS ANGELES – There is a corner of the world without hate or envy or gluttony and with a reasonable amount of compassion and levity, which isn’t to say it is perfect there. Surely it is not. Except, and here’s … Continue reading

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He’s been everywhere: Why Vin Scully is baseball’s Forrest Gump By Jason Foster

  For everything he’s seen, for everywhere he’s been and for everyone he’s met, Vin Scully is, without question, baseball’s version of Forrest Gump. A self-described ordinary man who’s seen and done extraordinary things and often finds himself at an intersection … Continue reading

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‘We’ve Been Friends Long Enough: You’ll Understand’ by Cee Angi

SB Nation Cee Angi | June 2, 2014 ‘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 … Continue reading

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