Legendary baseball broadcaster Vin Scully passes away

The longtime voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers was 94-years-old

Legendary baseball broadcaster Vin Scully has passed away at the age of 94, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced Tuesday evening.

Scully was the broadcaster for the Dodgers from 1950-2016, starting in Brooklyn before spending the overwhelming majority of his career in Los Angeles.

He won the Ford C. Frick Award in 1982, earning him an induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame. He's considered, by many, to be the greatest announcer in MLB history.

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Scully was the rare broadcaster that transcends what market he or she is in, and was known even by those who aren't huge sports fans. To that end, former president Barack Obama award him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in November of 2016.

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