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Vin Scully: The Last Uniter

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One of the joys of coming to Southern California in 1987 was listening to Vin Scully broadcast the games of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Especially memorable was Kirk Gibson’s walk-off home run in the 1988 World Series, which I’ve watched numerous times, beginning where Scully says, “Look who’s comin’ up.”
I’m from Detroit, so I was a big fan of Gibson, himself a Michigan native, especially when he powered the Detroit Tigers’ 1984 World Series championship.
Like seemingly everybody, I’ve been remembering Scully since his death Aug. 2 at age 94. It’s touching how beloved he was. Some headlines:…

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