In a year that has been so improbable, the impossible has happened…— Vin Scully
The most authentic Vin Scully quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening
As long as you live keep smiling because it brightens everybody's day.
Statistics are used much like a drunk uses a lamppost: for support, not illumination.
We survive our way through basketball hoping the # Lakers will survive and we hope for the # Kings and for the # Ducks and we want them all to succeed but if you are a true fan and especially if you are a # Dodgers fan deep down inside you are saying please get out of the way, get off the stage, here come the DODGERS!
The roar of the crowd has always been the sweetest music. It's intoxicating.
Andre Dawson has a bruised knee and is listed as day-to-day. Aren't we all?
It's a mere moment in a man's life between an All-Star game and an old-timer's game.
I guess my thermometer for my baseball fever is still a goose bump.
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.
It is kind of lovely to be sitting alone, just thinking, very quiet, no one around. I don't feel alone or left out.
I really love baseball. The guys and the game, and I love the challenge of describing things. The only thing I hate - and I know you have to be realistic and pay the bills in this life - is the loneliness on the road.
I really love baseball. The guys and the game, and I love the challenge of describing things.
I've always felt that I was talking to one person. But I've never envisioned who that one person is.
All my life I've worked and I was so lucky to go from a radio station in Washington to the Dodgers and of course, it never stopped. For me to suddenly put the key in the ignition and turn the engine off, it's kind of a frightening thought. I put the key in and left it there, God willing, for another year.
I love baseball and I don't want to be part of anything that would cheapen it or vulgarize it.
The ability to throw 100 mph cannot be taught, cannot be learned, it can only be God-given.
I have to go over my carefully prepared ad-libs.
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.
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.
Losing feels worse than winning feels good.
You can almost taste the pressure now.
It's easier to pick off a fast runner than to pick off a lazy runner.
It's a great time of the year... if you can stand it.
And also it's an ever-gathering process.
If I pick up the Sporting News or some sports publication and there's an article on somebody and I think I might see that player, I will tear it out and put it in a file, and I have a looseleaf book so when we're going to play that particular team I take out all these clippings and things I pulled out, I go through them, highlight them, put them in the book.
Naturally there will come a time, when I will have to say goodbye, but I've soul-searched and this is not the time.
I would always say to kids, don't be afraid to dream, because it can happen.
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.
Manuel Corpas is long and lean-the opposite of Olmedo Saenz.
God willing I will be back next year.
Over the years I have been blessed to have so many friends including those that sit in the stands and listen as well as those at home, who listen and watch. It is just too hard to say goodbye to all these friends. Naturally there will come a time, when I will have to say goodbye, but I've soul-searched and this is not the time.
I'm going to sit back, light up, and hope I don't chew the cigarette to pieces.
That is the way this game is -- you win, you lose, you celebrate and you suffer.
He (Bob Gibson) pitches as though he's double-parked.
I don’t like to be alone, but I do cherish the moments that I’m alone with a good book.
How good was Stan Musial? He was good enough to take your breath away.
If you have a sombrero, throw it to the sky!
I would say realistically, and I don't want any headlines, but I would say realistically that next year would be the last year.
Good is not good when better is expected.
The charm about baseball is everyone has played it in some form. Everyone relates to it.
I don't watch teams other than Dodgers on TV and I watch the Dodgers games sparingly. I like to refresh my mind at night, so I like to read. For me, watching baseball at night, it would be like an insurance man reading actuary tables. I like to escape.
I've always felt, it's a gift of God, whatever I have, whatever has made me do what I do for as long as I do it. But I know I can lose that in one second. A stroke. Whatever. One second. Blow the whole thing. So, when you do think about that, you realize how fortunate and how blessed you've been, and that's really how I feel.
I was saying on the air: "Victorino used the Twitter and he sent a twit to tell the fans he was coming." Well, the city went hysterical. The sky nearly fell down from laughter. I always thought that if you are going to use Twitter, it's going to be a twit. Why would it be a tweet?
It's a wonderful feeling to be a bridge to the past and to unite generations.
The sport of baseball does that, and I am just a part of it.
Clemente could field the ball in New York and throw out a guy in Pennsylvania.