Comment: Closing time nears for Vin Scully

One of the greatest commentators you’ve never heard of is about to step away from the mic for good

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
3rd September, 2016
Vin Scully and the Dodgers have been inseparable. Pic: Getty

With commentators, the usual rule is for the viewer to be generally happy if they don’t annoy you, hope they are decent, and hold on for dear life if they are good. Greats are terribly rare. It’s an unenviable position for those who work the mic. Next to referees, no party in any sports broadcast gets more criticism from the viewing public than whoever is calling a game. Every error is analysed and it didn’t...

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