Vin Scully - Quotes

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As long as you live keep smiling because it brightens everybody's day.

As long as you live keep smiling because it brightens everybody's day.

Statistics are used much like a drunk uses a lamppost: for support, not illumination. ---->>>

I guess my thermometer for my baseball fever is still a goose bump. ---->>>

It's a wonderful feeling to be a bridge to the past and to unite generations. The sport of baseball does that, and I am just a part of it.

It's a wonderful feeling to be a bridge to the past and to unite generations. The sport of baseball does that, and I am just a part of it.

I'm going to sit back, light up, and hope I don't chew the cigarette to pieces.

I'm going to sit back, light up, and hope I don't chew the cigarette to pieces.

On radio, you're in your own little world. Every time I'd be doing a possible no-hitter - I think I've done something like 25 no-hitters and a couple of perfect games - I would always put the date on the tape. Not for me, but for the player, so that 25 or 30 years later when he's playing it for his kids or grandkids, you have that date. ---->>>

Losing feels worse than winning feels good.

Losing feels worse than winning feels good.

I really love baseball. The guys and the game, and I love the challenge of describing things. The only thing I hate - and I know you have to be realistic and pay the bills in this life - is the loneliness on the road. ---->>>

I've told several writers this, and, again, I get back to it, but if you want to make God smile, tell him your plans.

I've told several writers this, and, again, I get back to it, but if you want to make God smile, tell him your plans.

I don't like to be alone, but I do cherish the moments that I'm alone with a good book. ---->>>

The roar of the crowd has always been the sweetest music. It's intoxicating. ---->>>

It's easier to pick off a fast runner than to pick off a lazy runner. ---->>>

It's a wonderful feeling being a bridge to the past and unite generations. ---->>>

When I was very small, maybe 8 years old, we had a big radio that stood on four legs, and it had a cross piece underneath it, and I used to take a pillow and crawl under the radio. ---->>>

It's a great time of the year... if you can stand it. ---->>>

Good is not good when better is expected.

Good is not good when better is expected.

That really is my trademark. Day to day, week in, week out. If something happens and the crowd roars, I shut up. ---->>>

The game is just one long conversation, and I'm anticipating that, and I will say things like 'Did you know that?' or 'You're probably wondering why.' I'm really just conversing rather than just doing play-by-play. I never thought of myself as having a style. I don't use key words. And the best thing I do? I shut up. ---->>>

If I can get a story about a player, I would give you a ship load of numbers, batting averages and all just for that one precious story. That's the kind of thing that I love to do. ---->>>

Almost all of us growing up have played baseball on some level. It has an inside track with people. It has a unifying effect. ---->>>

You can almost taste the pressure now. ---->>>

One of my favorite expressions ever uttered by a player is Roy Campanella's line about how, in order to be a major-league player, you have to have a lot of little boy in you. ---->>>

If I categorized home runs that I've seen, without a doubt the monumental one is Henry's... but I've seen a lot of classic, great home runs. Gibson's was probably the most theatrical home run I've ever seen. ---->>>

To be honest, I've never been interested in how many games I've done and seen. It doesn't mean anything to anybody. All I know is I'm eternally grateful for having been allowed to work so many games. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 11-29, 1927
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Vincent Edward Scully (born November 29, 1927) is a retired American sportscaster. His 67 seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers, starting in 1950 (when the franchise was located in Brooklyn) and ending in 2016, constitute the longest tenure of any broadcaster with a single team in professional sports history, and he is second only to Tommy Lasorda (by two years) in terms of number of years with the Dodgers organization in any capacity (wikipedia)