The Voice of the Dodgers Returns for the 66th Straight Year

Vin Scully has been calling games since the team was called the "Brooklyn Bums."
1:52 | 07/30/14

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past time, more famous than many baseball players. Vin Scully has been calling the dodgers games since they were the Brooklyn bums. She just announced he will be back for his 66th strght year and ABC's linsey Davis tells us why fans of every team are cheering that news tonight. Reporter: It's that same signature introduction dodgers fans have come to expect and love. A pleasant Sunday to you wherever you may be. Reporter: Vince Scully or vin affectionately known, has been with the team since its days in Brooklyn, dating back 65 seasons ago, the longest tenure of any broadcaster with a single team in professional sports history. The 86-year-old began his play-by-play announcing career in 1950, back when harry Truman was president and a bag of ballpark peanuts was just 10 cents. In the hay days of America's favorite pastime, he would call the games for some of the greats -- koufax and Robinson as well as mays and Aaron. In fact, his was the voice heard around the world during this singular moment. Reporter: The hall of fame broadcaster has called 25 world series. Six of them won by the dodgers. Which why last night, during the second inning, L.A. Fans were on their feet cheering. Vin Scully is coming back for another year of baseball. Reporter: News that the man who's been called the poet laureate of baseball is returning to the broadcast booth incited the kind of moment Scully says he lives for. That's what I live for. I love the roar. Crowd. Reporter: The roar of the crowd in this particular instance was for him. We thank you for watching, always here at abcnews.com.

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