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Joe Davis, the Dodgers' new lead voice, won't try to be Vin Scully, but being himself ought to be enough

Joe Davis, the Dodgers' new lead voice, won't try to be Vin Scully, but being himself ought to be enough

As Joe Davis prepares to settle into the most hallowed vacant seat in Los Angeles sports history, he can take solace in one bit of decorative relief.

He won’t actually be sitting in Vin Scully’s chair. It just so happens that the Dodgers have chosen this season to renovate the Dodger Stadium broadcast booth.

“I’m not replacing Vin Scully, nobody out there can replace him, there’s nobody yet born who could replace him,” Davis said.

The Dodgers’ new television broadcaster — who will formally begin filling the retired Scully’s spot Wednesday night for a spring training game against the San Francisco Giants on SportsNet LA at 5:05 p.m. — will also benefit from...

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