Baseball Broadcast Legend Vin Scully Has Announced His Last Game

Scully gave the play-by-play of his last game for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday.

Vin Scully, the voice of the L.A. Dodgers, announced the last baseball game of a 67-season career on Sunday.

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Fans from both the Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants showed their appreciation for Scully, 88, and his legendary career at the game in San Francisco.

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Scully joined the Dodgers in 1950, back when the team was still based in Brooklyn. After moving with the team in 1958, his voice became synonymous with Los Angeles over TV and radio airwaves for generations of fans.

His 67 seasons with the Dodgers are the longest of any sportscaster to stay with a team. Earlier this year, the road leading into Dodger Stadium was renamed Vin Scully Avenue.

Scully, known for his warmth and humility, marked the occasion by paraphrasing Dr. Seuss: "Don't be sad it's over, smile because it happened."

"I have said enough for a lifetime, and for the last time, I wish you all a very pleasant good afternoon," Scully said in his final call.

Vin's final call. #ThankYouVin

Fans on Twitter said thank you to Scully for years of memories.

Even when the @Dodgers were losing, Vin Scully made poetry out of it. We've been a lucky city all these years.

Vin Scully, none better at bringing stories and baseball to life. Great to experience the legend this summer in LA,…

Just listened to Vin Scully sign off for the last time. Almost brought to tears. Such a class act. There is no debate, he's the GOAT #legend

Before signing off for the last time, Scully offered his poetic best wishes to fans — and his reminder that it would soon again be time for Dodger baseball.

"So this is Vin Scully, wishing you a very pleasant good afternoon, wherever you may be."


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