Vin Scully


  • Named the Most Memorable Personality in L.A. Dodger history by Dodger fans in 1976.
  • Named the country’s Outstanding Sportscaster four times and California Sportscaster of the Year 27 times by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association, including being honored as the 2005 California Sportscaster of the Year.
  • Recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Sports Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in 1996 for his “distinguished and outstanding” work.
  • Inducted into the American Sportscasters Association’s Hall of Fame in 1992.
  • Inducted into the Southern California Sports Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 1997.
  • Won the Los Angeles area Governors Emmy Award from the Academy of the Television Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors in 1992 for his special contribution to television in Los Angeles.
  • Named the Southern California Sports Broadcaster Association’s Sportscaster of the Year in 1991, 1992 and 1994; Broadcaster of the Year in 1984; Radio Play-by-Play award in 1991; and Baseball Play-by-Play award in 1993.
  • Named American Sportscasters Association’s Sportscaster of the Year in 1985.
  • Won the Voice of Vision award in 1992 for his “incredible gift of painting vivid word pictures so those without sight can also see Dodger baseball.”
  • Recipient of the United States Sports Academy’s Ronald Reagan Media Award in 1987.
  • Had his star placed on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1982.
  • In 1995, had a baseball field named after him in Bogota, N.J., where he resided while working with the Brooklyn Dodgers.
  • Received the inaugural Arthur Daley Memorial Award in 1995, which is presented to a Fordham alumnus who has distinguished himself in the field of athletic journalism.
  • Had a tribute in his honor from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in November 1997.