Vin Scully from the Chronology
Feb 2, 2006 -
The Dodgers extend the contract of announcer Vin Scully through 2008, which will be his 59th year with the Dodgers. Scully, 78, began announcing for the Dodgers in 1950.
Jul 6, 2000 -
The American Sportscasters Association names Dodgers legend Vin Scully as the No. 1 sportscaster of the 20th century. Howard Cosell finishes 2nd followed by Mel Allen and Red Barber.
Aug 15, 1961 -
At L.A. the 2nd-place Reds Joey Jay (17-7) gives up 3 singles and 2 runs in the first and just 3 hits after that in subduing the first-place Dodgers 5-2. Losing pitcher Sandy Koufax (13-8) almost adds another hit but is thrown out at 1B by RF Frank Robinson. Announcer Vin Scully says "Sandy forgot to run."