Vin Scully is a retired sportscaster who has made history for the longest period for any broadcaster with one team in professional sports. He worked for several networks such as NBC, CBS Radio Network, and so on.
His full name is Vincent Edward Scully and was born on 29th November 1927, in The Bronx, New York, United States. He was raised by a silk salesman and a homemaker's parents.
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Net worth: $25 million
Scully has a whopping amount of net worth of $25 million whereas his annual salary is $3 million. He makes his impressive wealth through his successful career as a sportscaster. In 1949, Vin started working for CBS Radio where the sports director was Red Barber.
After that, he served for CBS (1975-1982), NBC (1983-19891), and Dodgers (1950-2016).
Owner of Luxurious Properties
The former broadcaster is the owner of the 2-acre property which is located in Hidden Hills. When Vin bought the house in 2001, it cost $1.587 million for an 11, 600 square-foot house. His lavish house current market price is more than $10 million.
Married Life with Sandra Hunt
Vin Scully got wedded to a former referee, Sandra Hunt who is his second wife. The couple tied their knot in 1973, since then they have become a life partner. In their 47 years of married life, they have two children. The pair seems happy at the events and pictures.
Before marrying Hunt, he was the husband of Joan Crawford with whom he had 15 years of married life. The couples were having a blissful married life with two children. Unfortunately, Joan Crawford died due to an accidental medical overdose.
Four Children and Two Step-Kids
Scully is the proud father of four children and two stepchildren. He has a son, Michael A. Scully, and a daughter, Cat Scully from his first wife. Similarly, from a second marriage, he became the father of two more.
Whereas, the television personality has two stepchildren who are from Sandra Hunt's previous relationship. They live as a family and share a good bonding.
Tragics Phase of Life
After losing a wife which was also a tragic phase for Vin Scully. He was again broken when he heard about the death news of his eldest son, Michael A. Scully. His son was just 33 years old when he died in a helicopter crash while working for the ARCO Transportation Company.
Street Name 'Vin Scully'
Since 2001, the press box at Dodger Stadium has been named after Scully. A street near the team's former Dodgertown spring training facility in Vero Beach, Florida is named "Vin Scully Way".
Unique Style of Broadcasting
When Vin Scully broadcasts the matches, many people are a fan of his unique way. He has a signature style while introducing the game - "It's time for Dodger baseball! Hi, everybody, and a very pleasant good (day/evening) to you, wherever you may be."