LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Vin Scully is returning to the Dodger Stadium for yet another year.
The legendary broadcaster announced during the 2nd inning of the Dodgers game against the Cubs on Friday that he will in fact return for another year.
"I talked it over with my wife, Sandi, and my family and we've decided to do it again in 2016," Scully said. "There's no place like home and Dodger Stadium and we look forward to being a part of it with all of our friends."
Dodgers CEO and president Stan Kasten said, "Vin is a national treasure, and the Dodgers couldn't be happier to have him back at the microphone in 2016. Vin makes every broadcast special, and generation after generation of Dodger fans have been blessed to be able to listen to him create his poetic magic since 1950. We look forward to adding many new chapters to that legacy in 2016."
Scully joined the Dodgers team in 1950 when the club was located in Brooklyn.
Scully received the Ford Frick Award from the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982 and also received a Life Achievement Emmy Award for sportscasting, as well as an induction into the National Radio Hall of Fame in 1995.
Just last week Scully was quoted as saying he was unsure if he would return for his record 67th season.
Scully is 87 years old.
The Dodgers have played 66 seasons prior to Scully's arrival, and 66 seasons since he began working with the Dodgers.
He also announced that he will host a press conference on Saturday, to confirm the announcement.
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