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Dodgers losing a key player with Nancy Bea Hefley's retirement

Dodgers losing a key player with Nancy Bea Hefley's retirement

There has been more than one summer soundtrack to the Dodgers over the years. Vin Scully is returning for one more season next year, but Monday night it was announced that longtime Dodger Stadium organist Nancy Bea Hefley would not.

Hefley, 79, said she would retire at the end of the season.

Hefley has been the Dodger Stadium organist for 28 years, after succeeding Helen Dell in 1988.

The Dodgers have been moving away from traditional organ music in recent years, blaring recordings of popular music and using in-game stadium hosts between innings.

Hefley and her husband Bill have a home in Silver...

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