Vin Scully Famous Quotes & Sayings

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47 Vin Scully Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Vin Scully Sayings: The game is just one long conversation, and I'm anticipating that, and I will say The game is just one long conversation, and I'm anticipating that, and I will say things like 'Did you know that?' or 'You're probably wondering why.' I'm really just conversing rather than just doing play-by-play. I never thought of myself as having a style. I don't use key words. And the best thing I do? I shut up.
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Vin Scully Sayings: In a year that has been so improbable, the impossible has happened. In a year that has been so improbable, the impossible has happened.
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Vin Scully Sayings: Some people die twice: once when they retire, and again when they actually pass away. 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.
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Vin Scully Sayings: It's a wonderful feeling being a bridge to the past and unite generations. It's a wonderful feeling being a bridge to the past and unite generations.
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Vin Scully Sayings: The roar of the crowd has always been the sweetest music. It's intoxicating. The roar of the crowd has always been the sweetest music. It's intoxicating.
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Vin Scully Sayings: The charm about baseball is everyone has played it in some form. Everyone relates to The charm about baseball is everyone has played it in some form. Everyone relates to it.
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Vin Scully Sayings: It's easier to pick off a fast runner than to pick off a lazy runner. It's easier to pick off a fast runner than to pick off a lazy runner.
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Vin Scully Sayings: Almost all of us growing up have played baseball on some level. It has an Almost all of us growing up have played baseball on some level. It has an inside track with people. It has a unifying effect.
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Vin Scully Sayings: How good was Stan Musial? He was good enough to take your breath away. How good was Stan Musial? He was good enough to take your breath away.
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Vin Scully Sayings: We survive our way through basketball hoping the # Lakers will survive and we hope 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!
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Vin Scully Sayings: It's a great time of the year ... if you can stand it. It's a great time of the year ... if you can stand it.
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Vin Scully Sayings: If you have a sombrero, throw it to the sky! If you have a sombrero, throw it to the sky!
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Vin Scully Sayings: I would say realistically, and I don't want any headlines, but I would say realistically I would say realistically, and I don't want any headlines, but I would say realistically that next year would be the last year.
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Vin Scully Sayings: Andre Dawson has a bruised knee and is listed as day-to-day. Aren't we all? Andre Dawson has a bruised knee and is listed as day-to-day. Aren't we all?
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Vin Scully Sayings: I have to go over my carefully prepared ad-libs. I have to go over my carefully prepared ad-libs.
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Vin Scully Sayings: God willing, I will be back next year. Over the years I have been blessed 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.
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Vin Scully Sayings: Good is not good when better is expected. Good is not good when better is expected.
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Vin Scully Sayings: The ability to throw 100 mph cannot be taught, cannot be learned, it can only The ability to throw 100 mph cannot be taught, cannot be learned, it can only be God-given.
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Vin Scully Sayings: The only difference between a winning team and a losing team is one game. The 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.
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Vin Scully Sayings: All my life I've worked and I was so lucky to go from a radio 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.
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Vin Scully Sayings: I love baseball and I don't want to be part of anything that would cheapen I love baseball and I don't want to be part of anything that would cheapen it or vulgarize it.
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Vin Scully Sayings: I don't like to be alone, but I do cherish the moments that I'm alone I don't like to be alone, but I do cherish the moments that I'm alone with a good book.
Vin Scully Sayings: (Roberto) Clemente could field the ball in New York and throw out a guy in (Roberto) Clemente could field the ball in New York and throw out a guy in Pennsylvania.
Vin Scully Sayings: If I can get a story about a player, I would give you a ship If I can get a story about a player, I would give you a ship load of numbers, batting averages and all just for that one precious story. That's the kind of thing that I love to do.
Vin Scully Sayings: As long as you live keep smiling because it brightens everybody's day. As long as you live keep smiling because it brightens everybody's day.
Vin Scully Sayings: I've always felt, it's a gift of God, whatever I have, whatever has made me 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.
Vin Scully Sayings: It is kind of lovely to be sitting alone, just thinking, very quiet, no one It is kind of lovely to be sitting alone, just thinking, very quiet, no one around. I don't feel alone or left out.
Vin Scully Sayings: Losing feels worse than winning feels good. Losing feels worse than winning feels good.
Vin Scully Sayings: He (Bob Gibson) pitches as though he's double-parked. He (Bob Gibson) pitches as though he's double-parked.
Vin Scully Sayings: I'm going to sit back, light up, and hope I don't chew the cigarette to I'm going to sit back, light up, and hope I don't chew the cigarette to pieces.
Vin Scully Sayings: And also it's an ever-gathering process. If I pick up the Sporting News or some 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.
Vin Scully Sayings: I guess my thermometer for my baseball fever is still a goose bump. I guess my thermometer for my baseball fever is still a goose bump.
Vin Scully Sayings: Manuel Corpas is long and lean-the opposite of Olmedo Saenz. Manuel Corpas is long and lean-the opposite of Olmedo Saenz.
Vin Scully Sayings: Statistics are used much like a drunk uses a lamppost: for support, not illumination. Statistics are used much like a drunk uses a lamppost: for support, not illumination.
Vin Scully Sayings: I've told several writers this, and, again, I get back to it, but if you I've told several writers this, and, again, I get back to it, but if you want to make God smile, tell him your plans.
Vin Scully Sayings: When I was very small, maybe 8 years old, we had a big radio that 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.
Vin Scully Sayings: I've always felt that I was talking to one person. But I've never envisioned who I've always felt that I was talking to one person. But I've never envisioned who that one person is.
Vin Scully Sayings: One of my favorite expressions ever uttered by a player is Roy Campanella's line about One of my favorite expressions ever uttered by a player is Roy Campanella's line about how, in order to be a major-league player, you have to have a lot of little boy in you.
Vin Scully Sayings: If I categorized home runs that I've seen, without a doubt the monumental one is If I categorized home runs that I've seen, without a doubt the monumental one is Henry's ... but I've seen a lot of classic, great home runs. Gibson's was probably the most theatrical home run I've ever seen.
Vin Scully Sayings: On radio, you're in your own little world. Every time I'd be doing a possible On radio, you're in your own little world. Every time I'd be doing a possible no-hitter - I think I've done something like 25 no-hitters and a couple of perfect games - I would always put the date on the tape. Not for me, but for the player, so that 25 or 30 years later when he's playing it for his kids or grandkids, you have that date.
Vin Scully Sayings: It's a wonderful feeling to be a bridge to the past and to unite generations. 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.
Vin Scully Sayings: I really love baseball. The guys and the game, and I love the challenge of 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.
Vin Scully Sayings: To be honest, I've never been interested in how many games I've done and seen. To be honest, I've never been interested in how many games I've done and seen. It doesn't mean anything to anybody. All I know is I'm eternally grateful for having been allowed to work so many games.
Vin Scully Sayings: That really is my trademark. Day to day, week in, week out. If something happens That really is my trademark. Day to day, week in, week out. If something happens and the crowd roars, I shut up.
Vin Scully Sayings: It's a mere moment in a man's life between an All-Star game and an old-timer's It's a mere moment in a man's life between an All-Star game and an old-timer's game.
Vin Scully Sayings: That is the way this game is you win, you lose, you celebrate and you That is the way this game is
you win, you lose, you celebrate and you suffer.
Vin Scully Sayings: You can almost taste the pressure now. You can almost taste the pressure now.