The Best Vin Scully quotes

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Vin Scully, the renowned Dodgers broadcaster, started his professional baseball career in 1950. Over the course of his 66-year run as a broadcaster, Scully covered countless memorable moments in baseball history. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at some of the highlights of Scully’s career, and examine why he is so highly respected by fans and players alike.

Discover the most inspiring quotes from Vin Scully, and much more.


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About Vin Scully

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November 29, 1927

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Fordham University

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Ford C. Frick Award, Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star, Los Angeles Dodgers “Microphone” Retired And More.

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Inspiring Phrases From Vin Scully

The charm about baseball is everyone has played it in some form. Everyone relates to it. โ€” Vin Scully

Pull up a chair, should be a great ballgame ahead. โ€” Vin Scully

It is kind of lovely to be sitting alone, just thinking, very quiet, no one around. I don’t feel alone or left out. โ€” Vin Scully

I have to go over my carefully prepared adโ€“libs. โ€” Vin Scully

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Good is not good when better is expected. โ€” Vin Scully

There’s that old saying: Squeeze the juice out of life before life squeezes the juice out of you. I will try to squeeze the remaining juice out of life. โ€” Vin Scully

If I can get a story about a player, I would give you a ship load of numbers, batting averages and all just for that one precious story. That’s the kind of thing that I love to do. โ€” Vin Scully

Various Statements From Vin Scully

I love baseball and I don’t want to be part of anything that would cheapen it or vulgarize it. โ€” Vin Scully

Some people die twice: once when they retire, and again when they actually pass away. Fear of the first one is a big incentive for me to keep working. โ€” Vin Scully

i would always say to kids don t be afraid to dream because it can happen Vin Scully quote

I would always say to kids, don’t be afraid to dream, because it can happen. โ€” Vin Scully

Don’t let the winds blow your dreams away… or steal your faith in God. โ€” Vin Scully

The only difference between a winning team and a losing team is one game. The winning team can win two out of three games…the losing team can only win one out of three. โ€” Vin Scully

I try to call the play as quickly as I possibly can and then shut up and let the crowd roar because, to me, the crowd is the most wonderful thing in the whole world when it’s making noise. โ€” Vin Scully

A man really determines himself by what he does. โ€” Vin Scully

don t let the winds blow your dreams away or steal your faith in god Vin Scully quote

More Phrases From Vin Scully

Thank you for sneaking your transistor under the pillow as you grew up loving the Tigers. God has a new adventure for me. โ€” Vin Scully

I guess my thermometer for my baseball fever is still a goose bump. โ€” Vin Scully

He (Bob Gibson) pitches as though he’s doubleโ€“parked. โ€” Vin Scully

I’m not a military general, a business guru, not a philosopher or author. It’s only me. โ€” Vin Scully

Clemente could field the ball in New York and throw out a guy in Pennsylvania. โ€” Vin Scully

i guess my thermometer for my baseball fever is still a goose bump Vin Scully quote

Andre Dawson has a bruised knee and is listed as dayโ€“toโ€“day. Aren’t we all? โ€” Vin Scully

To be honest, I’ve never been interested in how many games I’ve done and seen. It doesn’t mean anything to anybody. All I know is I’m eternally grateful for having been allowed to work so many games. โ€” Vin Scully

Deeper Quotes From Vin Scully

If you have a sombrero, throw it to the sky! โ€” Vin Scully

That is the way this game isโ€“โ€“you win, you lose, you celebrate and you suffer. โ€” Vin Scully

It’s a great time of the year… if you can stand it. โ€” Vin Scully

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I don’t like to be alone, but I do cherish the moments that I’m alone with a good book. โ€” Vin Scully

You can almost taste the pressure now. โ€” Vin Scully

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In Vin Scully Statements


If I categorized home runs that I’ve seen, without a doubt the monumental one is Henry’s… but I’ve seen a lot of classic, great home runs. Gibson’s was probably the most theatrical home run I’ve ever seen. โ€” Vin Scully

Be a bobbed cork: When you are pushed down, bob up. โ€” Vin Scully

Amazing Thoughts From Vin Scully

How good was Stan Musial? He was good enough to take your breath away. โ€” Vin Scully

how good was stan musial he was good enough to take your breath away Vin Scully quote

Losing feels worse than winning feels good. โ€” Vin Scully

That really is my trademark. Day to day, week in, week out. If something happens and the crowd roars, I shut up. โ€” Vin Scully

The roar of the crowd has always been the sweetest music. It’s intoxicating. โ€” Vin Scully

I would say realistically, and I don’t want any headlines, but I would say realistically that next year would be the last year. โ€” Vin Scully

I saId, ‘oh my god, I’ve lost my rIng,’. โ€” Vin Scully

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As long as you live keep smiling because it brightens everybody’s day. โ€” Vin Scully

Some Interesting Quotes From Vin Scully

Statistics are used much like a drunk uses a lamppost: for support, not illumination. โ€” Vin Scully

Manuel Corpas is long and leanโ€“the opposite of Olmedo Saenz. โ€” Vin Scully

The ability to throw 100 mph cannot be taught, cannot be learned, it can only be Godโ€“given. โ€” Vin Scully

When I was very small, maybe 8 years old, we had a big radio that stood on four legs, and it had a cross piece underneath it, and I used to take a pillow and crawl under the radio. โ€” Vin Scully

statistics are used much like a drunk uses a lamppost for support not illumination Vin Scully quote

I really love baseball. The guys and the game, and I love the challenge of describing things. โ€” Vin Scully

I feel lIke such a dummy, only scully could lose a rIng whIle puttIng meat In a bag. โ€” Vin Scully

Almost all of us growing up have played baseball on some level. It has an inside track with people. It has a unifying effect. โ€” Vin Scully

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