Today in Sports History: October 2

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By Jonah Sharf

On October 2, 2016, the legendary Vin Scully called his final Los Angeles Dodgers broadcast, a regular season game against the San Francisco Giants. Scully is known for being one of the greatest baseball broadcasters of all time, his friendly attitude, and his soothing voice. He had an unprecedented run in broadcasting, starting in 1950 with the Brooklyn Dodgers, making his run 67 seasons long—the longest time any broadcaster has been with a single professional sports team. When he started with the Dodgers he was just 22 years old, and he retired at 88 years old, capping off one of the most remarkable runs of any kind in sports history.


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