Vin Scully is the man. After doing play-by-play for the Dodgers since 1950, he's still the best in the business and still works without a partner, in the old school way.
This little animation was actually part of a series that ran every week on the Sunday pregame show a couple years ago. The quality varied from episode to episode, but this was one of the better than average ones, and one of the few available online.
While we're on the subject, here's some more Vin. I originally posted this next clip over on my Eric's House blog quite a while back, but it bears repeating. Some industrious soul recreated the end of Game 6 of the 1986 World Series using the old RBI Baseball video game. But it's synchronized to Vin's call of the game, so you can listen to him covering a great moment in the history of the game:
And if you've got 20 minutes to spare, here's an interview by Jim Hill of CBS News in Los Angeles, shot before the start of the 2006 season.
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