Quote of the day

Roberto Clemente could field the ball in New York and throw out a guy in Pennsylvania.

~Vin Scully

Vin Scully

Vin Scully (AP Photo)

Vin Scully’s Ford C. Frick Award acceptance speech

Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully received the Ford Frick Award from the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982.  This video does a much better job of introducing him and describing Scully’s background than I ever could do in writing, so I’ll just let you hit play and take in his speech as well as the biographical bit that follows.

Infographic: Vin Scully

As you probably know, Dodgers announcer Vin Scully received the Medal of Freedom just a couple weeks ago from President Barack Obama.  This man has been calling Dodgers games since 1950, and he’s seen a lot in his time.  Putting that incredible career in perspective, MLB.com created this infographic to give us a visualization of just how much he’s had the opportunity to cover.