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They've been 'Hall of Fame bookends' on Dodger airwaves for 55 years
They've been 'Hall of Fame bookends' on Dodger airwaves for 55 years

The ball soared off left fielder Carl Crawford's bat once, then twice, into the dimming blue sky. And each time, the home runs conjured a familiar call for listeners of Spanish-language radio, one that has made its way onto Dodgers shirts and blended seamlessly with the roaring crowd for generations. "La pelota se va, se va, se va, y despida la con un beso!" Dodgers announcer Jaime Jarrin exclaimed in a voice that seemed practically iambic in its rhythm. "The ball is going, going, going, and you can tell her goodbye with a kiss." Vin Scully may be baseball's poet laureate, but the man who has shared the Dodgers airwaves with him for 55 years is no slouch...

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