Vin Scully on Opening Day

When ESPN announced that it would pick up Opening Day against the Giants, some people wondered if this meant that Vin Scully would miss his first home opener since the team came to Los Angeles.

Worry no more. Vin is on board to play a role in the KABC radio broadcast on March 31 and will be in the house. Exact details of what innings he’ll call and any other role he might play in the ceremonies have yet to be determined, but rest assured, he has every intention of being here. And we’re planning a memorable ceremony that we truly hope our fans will enjoy.

For what it’s worth, when we mentioned the idea to Rick Monday and Charley Steiner, both were fully on board. As Rick put it, “It wouldn’t be Opening Day without Vin Scully.”

We couldn’t agree more.

 

27 Comments

Awesome. No one will ever come close to being as good as Vin Scully.

I’ll make a post about this in my blog soon, but I wanted to let everyone know that a group of season ticket holders in the left field pavilion will be dressing up for Opening Day, wearing suits and ties, and I’d love for that to spread around the stadium. Opening Day should be a classy event, especially now that we know Vinny will be there! The Dodgers can’t do enough tributes to Scully this year.

http://dodgerfilms.mlblogs.com

That’s good to know about Vin, and I wouldn’t expect anything less from Rick Monday. He is a class act himself.

BTW – we signed MacDougal today :)
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/dodgers/2011/01/dodgers-sign-veteran-right-handed-reliever-mike-macdougal.html

The only thing funnier than Ned’s signings are the comments in that article! HAW! That “Labeldude” just kills me!!!

WOHOO! ::dancing:: Thanks Josh!! The best news of this early year!

I ran into my friend Erik at Union Stadium yesterday and first I asked him if he still will like me to get him a tix for Opening Day. He said yes so the next question was “should we wear our outfits again this year?” He said sure! so again, we will be dressed as the Brooklyn Bum and Hilda Chester. Erik looked great as the bum but I want to improve on my outfit.
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If you did not see the bad video last year here it is
http://crzblue.mlblogs.com/archives/2010/04/the_brooklyn_bum_and_hilda_che.html
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Oh Josh, I hope security does not give us a hard time like last year.
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Looking forward to see the group dressed up in the LF pav. I know a few fans from the LF pav. Is nice that you will get dressed up but I also like seeing the sea of Dodger Blue!
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I can’t wait for Caravan Day, Pitchers and Catchers reporting, going to Spring Training, and Opening Day.

Great news about Vinny! That’s all I have to say!!!! Wouldn’t want to get myself in trouble :)

Happy about Scully
Long live the king.

Not sure why but I find myself looking up at Vinny from time to time when I attend a game at Dodger Stadium. Does anyone else to that?

lbirken – everytime I am there :)

Me, too, lbirken :)

Ibirken,
All the time when I arrive early for BP. Afterwards I can’t see him from where I sit the majority of times but sometimes we can see him leaving and he’ll acknowlege our greeting like in here
http://crzblue.mlblogs.com/archives/2010/04/saying_goodnight_to_vin_scully.html
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NSB,
Is no trouble at all. I always end up with extras. Sometimes they go ahead and give you the mag schedule at a preseason game even though is not on the schedule as a promo. Last year I ended up with a few team calendars and I posted it on FB that the first few people that responded and wanted a calendar to let me know so I mailed those to four different fans.

For anyone interested in the Dodger’s farmhands, True Blue L.A. has an excellent breakdown going of the top 200 prospects:
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http://www.truebluela.com/2011/2/1/1965160/dodgers-prospect-countdown-50-41#storyjump

Enchanted, I love ya bro…….never forget that day we were formaly introduced. Long live Nelly!
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Like I said, That meeting was a big plus in my life……..
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You tend to make alot of sence…..alot of sence!!
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However if we win 100 games, and thats the GOAL!!!
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Your going to look like a fool…………and in my book, never been a better fool than you!!
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Love ya brother, man do I love ya!!
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But your so wrong on this one!!!
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I am stocking up on the Victory FlasK!!!

Love ya E………..Man the fun we could of had in our youth………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
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Anybody that has the priveledge to wear the uniform and call themselves a TRUE DODGER believes in the same things as I.

Bring The Ring Baby!!
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UaEC-lWSlmI

GO DODGERS GO!!!!!

It hoovers that I can’t watch youtube videos at work
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Yay! :-) Dodger related activities are picking up! I am already signed up for two. Now to see if my boss will agree to the vacation days. He should as I always have the work laptop with me in case of an emergency and even my back East users have my cell #.
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Emma
http://crzblue.mlblogs.com

For those non-believers who were not satisfied after the signing of Mike McDougal, we now have signed.
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Merkin Valdez!
http://espn.go.com/blog/los-angeles/dodger-thoughts/post/_/id/10542/merkin

WOOOO HOOOO!!! We signed Merkin Valdez!!!! I was waiting for that!!! Now we are really set! Thanks Ned!!!! Blah!

15 days until pitchers and catchers report :)

You all know what a merkin is right?
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Proving once again that Ned never met an ex-Gnat he wouldn’t sign. And of course, you know, that he’s also an idiot.

:):)

I would like add fishing to the word idiot :)

It’s opening day…Vin Scully should be callling ALL the innings.

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