Skip to comments.Los Angeles Dodgers: Vin Scully Must Retire Now!
Posted on 09/02/2012 12:28:11 PM PDT by EveningStar
How old is too old?
I'll give you a hint: 85 is too old to be broadcasting play-by-play baseball on TV. Vin Scully is old enough to be pitcher Clayton Kershaw's great grandfather. He's been with the Los Angeles Dodgers for 63 seasons, and he should have retired about 15 years ago.
(Excerpt) Read more at bleacherreport.com ...
I prefer old time announcers who work alone it the booth, like Scully. They talk to us.
Now this may be a moot point, since it looks like Scully will be back next year. However, let's discuss this writer's premise: How about it folks, is Scully over the hill? Has he lost his touch? Is it time for him to retire?
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blasphemy. what an a$$hat.
Vin Scully is one of the main reasons I enjoy watching the Dodgers on my MLB.TV subscription.
I love Scully. I don’t think it’s time for him to go. He’s been the best part of the Dodgers for the past few years.
Let him stay until he wants to leave.
Not really as far as I can tell. I have the MLBTV and I enjoy listening to Vin Scully whenever I can.
Scully talks too much.
You’d never know there was a game going on, listening to him babble.
I tune into the Dodgers for that very reason. Vin!!!!
I’ve been in the media business for nearly thirty years and have called baseball and a myriad of other sports. Scully is just fine.
Dodgers fans, or the intelligent ones at any rate, know exactly what kind of treasure they’ve got.
“Is it time for him to retire?”
Listening to Vin Scully tell the story of a baseball game is a treasure as was Red Barbor.
Retire? why? Haven’t heard ANYONE do a game better and if he loves doing it I hope GOD takes him while doing a game.
WOW what a jerk for this ass to say something so horrible. Vince Scully is a legend here in LA, he is the Chick Hearn of baseball. He can retire when he damn well pleases
You got it right. BleacherReport is a collection of asshat writers and they seem to revel in being known that way. Most members of a college sports forum I frequent will deride any forum post that uses BleacherReport as a source.
I don’t know Scully but I know that Ernie Harwell was the voice of the Tigers forever and we’re still missing him. Guys like that become a central part of the team.
Scully is an American icon. Red Barber, Ernie Harwell, Harry Caray, Jack Buck, Mel Allen. Scully is the last of a vanishing breed. May Scully broadcast for fifteen more years.
He is a fantastic part of Baseball....just a joy to listen to.
After Chick Hearn died, Vin is all we really have left as far as announcer legends. I enjoy hearing him do the play by play, makes the game more interesting, and he says it like it is
I hate to listen to the current batch of announcers because they appear bored with the game and spend too much time talking about where they ate last night or their favorite color, since most of the relevant information is on the TV screen they just babble on about everything except the game.
Vin still truly seems to enjoy watching and sharing the game and his knowledge with the fans.
No not that one...(pffft....I'm a Tiger's fan)
Gibson off of Gossage in '84...
"...and there it gooooes!"
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