Will Smith (baseball)

Vin Scully is a voice for the ages

Vin Scully is a voice for the ages

The plane lands at Los Angeles International Airport, the shuttle stops at your car, the long trip is over, but everything feels a little strange until you turn on the radio and hear the voice that wraps you in a welcome.

“Hi everybody, and a very pleasant good evening to you, wherever you may be.’’

Now that Vin Scully is leaving, how will we know we are home?

The easy chair creaks, the TV is turned up, the Dodgers are playing, and you are bobbing to the rhythm of a man describing a baseball play as if it’s set to music, whole notes followed by quarter notes, punchy lyrics flowing into a grand finish.

“High drive into...