Vin Scully - Famous Announcer

Vin Scully Net Worth

$25,000,000

Vin Scully, the famous American sportscaster, had a net worth of $25 million at the time of his death. He was best known for being the longtime sportscaster for the Los Angeles Dodgers, with a remarkable 67-season tenure, the longest of any broadcaster with a single team in the history of professional sports.

Key facts:

  • Vin Scully was the longtime sportscaster for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • He had a 67-season tenure with the team, starting in Brooklyn in 196 and ending in Los Angeles in 2016.
  • Scully called numerous baseball, football, and golf events for CBS Sports, and was the lead baseball announcer on NBC Sports in the 80s.
  • He became renowned for his distinctive voice, descriptive style, and trademark introduction during his play-by-play announcements.
  • He retired at the end of the 2016 season and passed away on August 2, 2022.

Basic Information About Vin Scully

CategoryAthletes β€Ί Baseball Players
ProfessionsJournalist, Sports commentator, Announcer, Voice Actor
Net worth$25,000,000
Date of birth1927-11-29
Place of birthThe Bronx
Date of death2022-08-02 (aged 94)
NationalityUnited States of America
Spouse10 November - Sandra Jean Hunt (Β 1973 - 3 JanuaryΒ 2021)Β (her death)Β (1 child)
15 February - Joan Crawford (Β 1958 - 26 JanuaryΒ 1972)Β (her death)Β (3 children)
GenderMale
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

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Vin Scully roles

Movie / Series Role
The Bucket ListSelf (voice) (uncredited)
For Love of the GameSelf
Secret in Their EyesVoice of the Dodgers (voice)
The PartySelf - Vin Scully (voice) (uncredited)
The X FilesBaseball Announcer (uncredited) unknown episodes
The FugitiveBaseball Announcer (uncredited) unknown episodes
Brooklyn BridgeVoice of the Dodgers 1 episode, 1991
The Carol Burnett ShowSelf (uncredited) unknown episodes
CBS News Sunday MorningSelf 1 episode, 2020
Highway to HeavenL.A. Dodgers Radio Announcer (uncredited) unknown episodes
Laugh-InGuest Performer / ... 2 episodes, 1971-1972

Vin Scully's photos

Interesting Facts about Vin Scully

  1. Sportscaster
  2. Received baseball's Ford C. Frick Award for broadcasters, 1982.
  3. Vin Scully was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1995.
  4. Was the inspiration behind Chris Carter's decision to name Gillian Anderson's character "Dana Scully" on The X-Files.
  5. Inducted into the American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame in 1992.
  6. Ranked #1 by the American Sportscasters Association in its list of the Top 50 Sportscasters of All-Time (January 2009).
  7. Has called four perfectly pitched games in his career, with three of them being against the Dodgers. Don Larsen, NYY, 10/8/1956; Sandy Koufax, LA, 9/9/1965; Tom Browning, CIN, 9/16/1988; Denis Martinez, MON, 7/28/1991.
  8. He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
  9. Has embarked on his 57th season of providing play-by-play for the Dodgers. [April 2006]
  10. Play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Dodgers (completing 50th year with the team) [1999]
  11. In July 2014, the Dodgers announced that Vin Scully will return (for his 66th year) as their broadcaster for the 2015 season.
  12. Induced into the Fordham University Athletics Hall of Fame in 1977.
  13. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award, by President Barack Obama, in a live televised ceremony held in the East Room of the White House, on November 22, 2016, along with twenty other recipients, the the largest, and final Medal of Freedom ceremony of Obama's presidency. At this ceremony, the twenty-one recipients, in alphabetical order, included: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Elouise Cobell (posthumous award given to her son), Ellen DeGeneres, Robert De Niro, Richard Garwin, Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, Frank Gehry, Margaret Hamilton (as Margaret H. Hamilton), Tom Hanks, Rear Admiral Grace Hopper (posthumous award given to her niece), Michael Jordan, Maya Lin, Lorne Michaels, Newton Minow, Eduardo Padron (as Eduardo PadrΓ³n), Robert Redford, Diana Ross, Vin Scully, Bruce Springsteen, and Cicely Tyson.
  14. On October 2, 2016, Scully called his last baseball game, capping a 67 year career as the voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers, having called his first game for them on April 18, 1950 when he was only 22 years old.
  15. Called three World Series and four NLCS' as NBC's lead baseball broadcaster in the 1980s.

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