What a year it was for Vin Scully! Throughout his last year with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Scully received the recognition he deserved and more. In an interview with CBS “Face The Nation” last week, the Dodgers legendary broadcaster discussed his 67 years in the sports business.
“The roar of the crowd. I’ve been in love with that ever since I was a little boy,” said Scully.
— Face The Nation (@FaceTheNation) November 27, 2016
When being asked what would he tell his younger self, Scully answered back with optimism and inspiration.
“Don’t be afraid to dream,” he said.
Scully was awarded with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in Washington, D.C. last week alongside Michael Jordan and Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Scully was thankful for the joy throughout his career in the booth and in the comfort of his home.
“I am grateful for God’s grace, to allow me to do what I’ve done for 67 years,” he said. “I am grateful for my wife, my 16 grandchildren, my three great-grandchildren, of ra life that has been beyond fulfillment of a dream.”
As Dodger fans, we are thankful for you Vin! We will miss your anecdotes and your soothing voice. From toddlers to the elderly, you fulfilled our love the Dodgers and that will never go away..all thanks to you!
Below is the extended version of the”Face The Nation” interview with Vin Scully: