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1950-2022
Our Seventy-second Year
The Oldest Continuously Active Contest in Sport



"A very pleasant good evening to you wherever you may be."

Vin Scully, Dodger broadcaster from 1950 to 2016, dies at 94; called games for Jackie Robinson, Hodges, Snider, Sandy Koufax, Garvey, Valenzuela, Kirk Gibson, Hershiser, and Kershaw; taught baseball to all Southern California and made the team beloved; "If you have a sombrero, throw it to the sky!"


Vin Scully died last week, and while his passing saddens all who loved his relaxed, pull-up-a-chair and-enjoy-the-afternoon style, it is hoped here that his friendly, conversational, unbiased delivery will not disappear in the frantic stat-mad nattering we hear so much in sports announcing these days. Some Scully quotes: "Statistics are used much like a drunk uses a lamppost: for support, not illumination." "(Roberto) Clemente could field the ball in New York and throw out a guy in Pennsylvania." "It's a mere moment in a man's life between an All-Star Game and an old-timer's game." Dodger pitcher Jerry Reuss was on the mound one time at Dodger Stadium, "[and] I can hear on all the radios by his cadence, his inflection, that Vinny was in the middle of a story." Reuss then stepped off the rubber and fussed with the rosin bag until Scully got his point out, and Vin then continued, "Now Reuss is ready to deliver." Above, a limping Kirk Gibson hits a walk-off homer off A's closer Dennis Eckersley in the bottom of the 9th in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series, of which Scully said, "In a year of the improbable, the impossible has happened!" (Photo: Getty Images)

Congratulations to our Weekly Prize winner Bruce Miller
2022 Weekly Contest Winners
Week Ending Member Average
08/07 Bruce Miller 312
07/31 Ceci Glidden 307
07/24 Sandy Sparks 368
07/17 Stephanie Wiltman 358
07/10 Ceci Glidden 321
07/03 Stephanie Wiltman 335
06/26 Lewis Goldman 359
06/19 Sidney Smith 368
06/12 Mike Kucera 345
06/05 Dick Bottelli 310
05/29 James Wiltman 371
05/22 Lee Miringoff 368

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