Vin Scully

1927 - 2022

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Vincent Edward Scully (November 29, 1927 – August 2, 2022) was an American sportscaster, best known for his broadcast work in Major League Baseball. Scully was the play-by-play announcer for the Brooklyn / Los Angeles Dodgers for sixty-seven years, beginning in 1950 and ending in 2016. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vin Scully has received more than 3,945,744 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Vin Scully is the 6,579th most popular writer (down from 6,094th in 2019), the 12,819th most popular biography from United States (up from 12,824th in 2019) and the 931st most popular American Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 3.9M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 39.94

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.33

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Baseball teams, Baseball players, Los Angeles Dodgers (Baseball team)

Page views of Vin Scullies by language

Over the past year Vin Scully has had the most page views in the with 281,715 views, followed by Simple English (4,104), and Japanese (3,856). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (211.14%), Esperanto (94.51%), and Bavarian (89.30%)


Among writers, Vin Scully ranks 6,579 out of 7,302Before him are Annie Dillard, Josephine Johnson, Terence Winter, M. H. Abrams, Jenni Haukio, and Brian Stableford. After him are Grant Morrison, Mitch Albom, Colley Cibber, Arnon Grunberg, Karen Joy Fowler, and MacKinlay Kantor.

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Among people born in 1927, Vin Scully ranks 472Before him are Marvin Kaplan, Bill Slater, Robert Bork, Paul Eddington, Dick Hyman, and June Brown. After him are Leslie Claudius, Abdul Hamid, Varkey Vithayathil, Geoffrey Palmer, John Dankworth, and Babatunde Olatunji. Among people deceased in 2022, Vin Scully ranks 624Before him are Kathleen Nord, Howard Hesseman, James Forbes, Don L. Lind, June Brown, and KK. After him are Karmenu Mifsud Bonnici, Andrzej Iwan, Kim Jung Gi, Conrad Janis, Paul Silas, and Peter Bowles.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Vin Scully ranks 12,819 out of 20,380Before him are Gabourey Sidibe (1983), Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight (1953), Patrick Volkerding (1966), Mike Bantom (1951), Mario Lopez (1973), and Mary Kay Bergman (1961). After him are Beth Behrs (1985), Larry Craig (1945), Nicholas Gilman (1755), Justin Roiland (1980), Fannie Lou Hamer (1917), and Mitch Albom (1958).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Vin Scully ranks 931Before him are John Stossel (1947), Phil Donahue (1935), Annie Dillard (1945), Josephine Johnson (1910), Terence Winter (1960), and M. H. Abrams (1912). After him are Mitch Albom (1958), Karen Joy Fowler (1950), MacKinlay Kantor (1904), David Gerrold (1944), Kerry Kennedy (1959), and Hugh Howey (1975).