Scully began his broadcasting career with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1950.
In what in many ways has been a down season for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Friday night provided a high point. Legendary broadcaster Vin Scully, who has been calling Dodgers games since 1950, announced Friday that he would return to the Dodgers for an unprecedented 63rd season in 2012. Scully made the announcement during the Prime Ticket broadcast of the Dodgers' game with the Colorado Rockies.
"I don’t want to make a big deal out of it, you and I have been friends for a long time," Scully said. "But after a lot of soul searching and a few prayers, we’ve decided that we will come back with the Dodgers for next year. God’s been awfully good to me, allowing me to do the things I love to do. I asked him one more year at least and he said okay."
Scully has had a baseball announcing career unlike any other. He has called three perfect games and 19 no-hitters, and been behind the microphone for 25 World Series and 12 All-Star Games. He was named to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982.
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