Watching the playoffs will be bittersweet for Dodgers’ fans this year as the voice fans hear during the playoffs will not be Vin Scully’s.
The legendary broadcaster said Tuesday that he would not be calling any Dodger playoff games this year and that means there are only 10 games left to catch the greatest broadcaster of all time.
According to the LA times Bill Shaikin, Scully has made up his mind on where his career will come to an end.
“I’m going to say goodbye at Dodger Stadium the last game with Colorado. I will say goodbye in San Francisco. And then that will be it.”
This means that Scully’s final home game will be Sept. 25 when the Dodgers play the Colorado Rockies, and his final game will be Oct. 2, when the Dodgers face their heated rivals, the San Francisco Giants.
— Bill Shaikin (@BillShaikin) September 13, 2016
Scully hasn’t called many road games this season, but he says he will be calling all three games against San Francisco.
The 88-year-old has been calling Dodger games for 67 years, and not hearing his smooth voice telling entertaining stories will take some getting used to. Let’s hope he has a change of heart if the Dodgers make the World Series because it definitely won’t be as sweet without Vinny t
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