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Vin Scully turns 85 years old today
Yahoo ^ | November 29, 2012 | David Brown

Posted on 11/29/2012 12:35:21 PM PST by EveningStar

He's not everyone's favorite baseball broadcaster, but not everyone has the best taste. Vin Scully, the voice and face of the Dodgers since 1950, celebrates his 85th birthday Thursday.

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KEYWORDS: dodgers; vinscully

1 posted on 11/29/2012 12:35:28 PM PST by EveningStar
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2 posted on 11/29/2012 12:36:36 PM PST by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar
He seems a true gentleman.

HB, VS !

3 posted on 11/29/2012 12:37:16 PM PST by tomkat (a million tiny cuts .. add yours daily .. be creative)
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To: EveningStar

Happy Birthday, Vinny!!

Thanks for all the great memories....


4 posted on 11/29/2012 12:44:15 PM PST by Donkey Odious ( Adapt, improvise, and overcome - now a motto for us all.)
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To: EveningStar

A treasure! His acceptance speech to the HOF (IIRC) was one of the humblest, classiest ever.

I really miss him now I am here in TX.


5 posted on 11/29/2012 12:44:26 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Here comes bama claus here comes bama claus left down bama claus lane!)
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To: tomkat

As a Cardinals fan, I tip my hat to Mr. Scully. He’s a real patriot to boot!


6 posted on 11/29/2012 12:44:30 PM PST by rashley (Rashley)
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To: EveningStar

Happy Birthday Vinnie!! He is a legend here in LA..Vin and Chick Hearn were two of the greatest in LA..just heard a little while ago that David Courtney(Longtime Angels PA announcer) died last night


7 posted on 11/29/2012 12:51:41 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: EveningStar

I listened to Vin Scully religiously in the 60’s and early 70’s as a young lad in Phoenix, Az.

No ball team in Az. at the time, closest was LA, and with Koufax, Drysdale, Maury Wills, Claude Osteen, Ron Fairly, et.al.

I hid underneath my blanket to muffle the sound of the radio so my parents couldn’t hear, while I was supposed to be asleep, night games, ya know.

Scully was and is still the greatest! Happy Birthday, Vin!

Blessings, bobo


8 posted on 11/29/2012 12:58:14 PM PST by bobo1
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To: rashley
To the extent I still follow pro sports, mark another in the Cards column.

Was born waaay downstate IL, 100mi from St.Louis .. same latitude as Richmond .. many hearts of grey in the 1860s (& 2010s) and many caps of red !

9 posted on 11/29/2012 12:59:03 PM PST by tomkat (a million tiny cuts .. add yours daily .. be creative)
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To: EveningStar

.. in 1965, sitting on my living room couch, listening to the radio with my late dad—I can still hear it now, “two and two to Harvey Kuenn...”


10 posted on 11/29/2012 1:12:18 PM PST by WalterSkinner ( In Memory of My Father--WWII Vet and Patriot 1926-2007)
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To: WalterSkinner
Let's hear it again. :)
11 posted on 11/29/2012 1:27:47 PM PST by EveningStar
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To: WalterSkinner

You gave me goose bumps. I was standing in our darkened kitchen listening on the radio.


12 posted on 11/29/2012 1:53:31 PM PST by Hebrews 11:6 (Do you REALLY believe that (1) God IS, and (2) God IS GOOD?)
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To: EveningStar

OH Happy Birthday to Vinnie


13 posted on 11/29/2012 1:55:43 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: EveningStar

VIN SKULLY, JERRY DOGGETT AND DODGER DOGS...THAT COUPLED WITH THE GREATEST VENUE IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL IS A VERY TOUGH ACT TO FOLLOW...HAPPY BIRTHDAY VIN AND RIP JERRY...


14 posted on 11/29/2012 2:10:09 PM PST by R AND R IN 2012
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To: EveningStar

http://www.johnspeedie.com/healy/believe.wav


15 posted on 11/29/2012 3:22:48 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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