Vin Scully is staying in the booth for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The 86-year-old Hall of Fame announcer will return for his record 66th season with the team in 2015.
The announcement was made in Korean, Spanish and English by players on the Dodger Stadium video board in the second inning of Tuesday night’s game against Atlanta. The news was greeted with a prolonged standing ovation for Scully, who stood and waved to fans from his booth.
A decision about Scully’s future has become an annual rite of passage in recent years as he evaluates his health and his family’s wishes in considering whether he wants to continue.
Scully’s consecutive years of service make him the longest-tenured broadcaster with one team in sports history.
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