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Vin-tage Scully: Already something to look forward to next year
Vin-tage Scully: Already something to look forward to next year

It was fitting that the news came to me over the radio Tuesday evening that Vin Scully, the eternal voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers, will return for the next baseball season, which will be Scully’s 66th year of calling Dodgers games. Think about that. Sixty-six years. Most people born in 1950, the year Scully made his debut in the Brooklyn Dodgers radio booth at the age of 22, have already retired (average retirement age: 62). The Korean War was still a few months away. Professional baseball was segregated, the majors consisted of 16 teams, and there were no top-level professional sports franchises in Los Angeles, then part of a county of about 4.2 million people (now there are...

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