Quick Bit: Scully had a 67-year career as the Dodgers’ broadcasting voice.

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The Dodgers are wearing their voice on their sleeves.

Vin Scully, one of the most iconic broadcasters in all of sports, passed away at age 94 on Aug. 3. The Dodgers, with whom Scully is synonymous, are giving Scully a fitting tribute.

Introduced the same day, Los Angeles will wear jersey patches to honor the longtime broadcasting voice on their sleeves:

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The black patch features “VIN” across the top with a microphone just underneath, an understated and simple tribute fitting of Scully.

All across baseball, tributes were held for Scully. The Dodgers and Giants shared a moment of silence prior to their game on Wednesday night. Los Angeles is planning another tribute to Scully when the team returns home on Friday night.

Scully’s death was felt in other sports, too, with various NBA players and personalities playing tribute to the icon in the day that followed his passing.

In all, Scully had a 67-year stint with the Dodgers that went from literal coast-to-coast, starting in Brooklyn and ending in Los Angeles. He called his last game for the Dodgers in 2016.

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In addition to his work with the Dodgers, Scully also called NFL games, including the 1982 NFC Championship Game with Dwight Clark making “The Catch” to seal the win vs. the Dallas Cowboys. It was the last NFL game he called.

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