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Vin Scully prompts memories of someone dear
Los Angeles Times ^
| March 30, 2013
| T.J. Simers
Posted on 03/31/2013 1:04:53 PM PDT by EveningStar
Voice of the Dodgers reminds writer of his deceased dad, and that's part of the reason he loves to talk to the 85-year-old icon.
I lost my dad decades ago.
But then this guy comes along who likes to sing as he walks, a jolly Irishman who laughs and cracks wise with a hint of the devil in him and I remember that guy ...
"I would be frightened if I retired," he says when asked about the prospect. "I don't know what I would do." ...
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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Society; Sports; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: baseball; dodgers; vinscully
I REFUSE to step foot in the “new” Yankee Stadium. They can shove their shiny new stadium and their higher priced tickets up their a$$.
posted on 03/31/2013 1:16:23 PM PDT
(For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
Ya gotta love Vin...and I do. He is a great announcer and human being.
posted on 03/31/2013 1:17:02 PM PDT
(I Love The "New & Improved" Free Republic!)
Vinnie is a legend in LA..God Bless him..you don’t see many Vin Scully’s anymore..he and Chick Hearn are a rare breed
>>He is a great announcer and human being.<<
He gave the greatest acceptance speech when he was inducted into the HOF I have ever heard and probably the greatest since Lou G.
posted on 03/31/2013 1:32:53 PM PDT
(LBJ declared war on poverty and lost. Barack Obama declared war on prosperity and won. /csmusaret)
He makes me think of my mom listening to Dodger games on the radio when I was a kid.
posted on 03/31/2013 3:24:26 PM PDT
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