Vin Scully is an American retired sportscaster who spends 67 seasons in the Los Angeles. Scully was working there since 1950 when the franchise was formed in Brooklyn. He has made the history while running the largest tenure and only contains single team in the sports. Vin is considered as the second person who has denoted a long time in Dodgers organisation and got retired in 2016. At the time of final broadcasting, he mentioned the Dodger home games which were telecasted in SportsNet LA as well as KLAC radio station. His voice contains lyrical style and people love to listen when he introduced Dodger games. After working several years, he is considered as the best broadcaster of baseball as compared to others. Keep reading to know more about Vin Scully’s net worth in 2019.
Vincent Edward Scully was born on November 29, 1927, in the Bronx, Washington. He started working as a beer delivery boy along with mail and cleaning silver in the Pennsylvania Hotel in the city of New York. His father served as a salesman and his mother was a homemaker. At the age of 4, he lost his father who was suffering from pneumonia. After, his mother got married to Allan Reeve. He always attracted towards baseball game and started playing at the age of 8 years. He joined the NYC Police Athletic League and was one of the members of the team.
Scully started his career while studying in the United States Navy and served there for two years. After, he got the chance to give the coverage of the college football team and recruited by CBS Radio Network director ‘Red Barber’.
In 1950, he started working for Red Barber in the radio station of Brooklyn Dodgers. He also fought with Gillette senior sponsor for the salary matter in 1953. After crossing 25 years of age, he becomes one of the youngest people who has been included in the broadcast series of World Series game. Further, he joined Yankees of New York in 1953 and worked as the principal announcer of Dodgers.
In 1958, Vin also worked in the new place of Dodgers and got the popularity in south part of California. At the time of starting four seasons of Dodgers, different people have heard him on the radio. He also received an offer from New York Yankees for the replacement of ‘Mel Allen’ who was the lead play announcer. After receiving popularity, he got maximum votes from the fans of Dodger which included in the history of dodgers.
Awards and Achievements
Scully has achieved several achievements in his career. In 2014, he got the name as ‘Grand Marshal of Rose Parade. He also appears in the list of achieving Ford Frick Award on the behalf of National Baseball hall of fame in 1982. After a nomination for the Emmy Award for sportscasting, he was introduced to the National Radio Hall of Fame in the year 1995. He also honors National sportscaster for 1965, 1978 & 1982 and also becomes the sportscaster of California 32 times. In 2009, he was named in the list of top 50 sportscasters of the year.
Net Worth of Vin Scully
Vin Scully is a retired sportscaster who has a net worth of around $6.5 million. He received annual earnings of $800 thousand as the best broadcaster of all time. In the episode of MLB series which was telecasted on Prime 9 considered him as the nine best baseball broadcasters with the rank #1.
Scully is a great broadcaster who has made his name in entire California. He also the member of NYC Police Athletic League and started his interest in baseball. Further, he joined the radio network and gives his voice for several years and becomes the best broadcaster before his retirement.