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What I heard Part 2

ESPN television and radio announcer, Dan Shulman will be the radio broadcaster of the World Series for the 6th straight season.

Though he has improved from an “impossible to listen” status, he certainly does not belong on a list that includes Mel Allen, Vin Scully and even Jon Miller, the latter whom he replaced as the W.S. 99 more words

See you on the radio, Charlie

If you think this column is about Charley Steiner you’d be dead wrong. It is about someone who is famous for his radio show, and who grew up an avid baseball fan on the East Coast, but it is not that Charley. 463 more words

Vin Scully: A Voice Like No Other

As a lifelong Kansas City Royals fan, I never really knew who Vin Scully was until I moved to Southern California. I can’t recall the moment when I realized just how special he is — but I’m sure it was when it finally dawned on me that he isn’t just a golden voice… he’s a golden spirit. 110 more words

The legacy of Vin Scully

I have read some great tributes, stories, and memories about Vin Scully in the past days, weeks and months leading up to his retirement. So I highly doubt what I write here is breaking any new ground. 453 more words


13 awesome things about the Los Angeles Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the NL West pennant over the weekend and will face the Washington Nationals in an NLDS series starting Oct. 7. 1,524 more words


6 Best Vin Scully Calls

by Rob Joyce

Baseball is losing its voice this week. At least, it just seems that way when Dodgers’ broadcaster Vin Scully takes off the headset for the final time in his 67-year career on Sunday. 532 more words


Vin Scully: A Pure Voice Goes Silent

This commentary appeared in the Sunday Roanoke Times on September 25, 2016.

It was circa 1970. I was a 12-year-old boy who had recently moved to Southern California from Indiana. 581 more words