We have lost Vin Scully. But we have not lost his words. This means we have not lost his values and his sense of right and wrong.
Many will talk about Scully’s bold rant against socialism while broadcasting to a Los Angeles-based audience likely consisting of many socialists or those sympathetic to it. But Scully’s most important imparting of values and patriotism may have come in a different setting shortly after that.
In November 2017, while thousands of NFL players, coaches, executives, and employees, were kneeling in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick every weekend, Scully spoke at an event called, An Evening with Vin Scully at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Scully was asked about the league’s response to the anthem protests. The legendary broadcaster did not