By David K. Wiggins
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In 1950, Vin Scully broadcast his first significant league 3-hitter for the then–Brooklyn Dodgers. approximately sixty years later he nonetheless invitations a listener to “pull up a chair,” finishing a checklist fifty-ninth consecutive yr of play-by-play. Recruited and mentored via the mythical pink Barber, the hot York–born Scully moved with the Dodgers to la in early 1958.
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