Fordham Preparatory School Logo

Fordham Prep Mourns the Loss of Vincent "Vin" Scully '44

Vin Scully's Fordham Prep Senior Portrait

Vincent "Vin" Scully's senior portrait.

Requiem æternam dona Vincentio, Domine, et lux perpetua luceat ei.

Vincent "Vin" Scully, Fordham Prep Class of 1944, passed away on August 2, 2022, at the age of 94.  Mr. Scully, a member of the Prep’s Hall of Honor, is broadly recognized as the greatest sportscaster in history. His 67-year career calling baseball games with the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers ended with his retirement in 2016. During his legendary career, he also called numerous tennis and golf events, including the Masters tournament.

He received numerous awards during his lifetime including:

  • Ford Frick Award (broadcaster’s wing of the Baseball Hall of Fame) - 1982
  • Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award - 1995
  • Radio Hall of Fame - 1995
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom - 2016

For more on Mr. Scully’s incredible life and legacy:

Fordham Prep Hall of Honor Biography
New York Times Obituary Los Angeles Times Photo Gallery
MLB Network Remembers the Great Vin Scully
Vin Scully Remembers Calling a Home Run of His Prep Classmate, Larry Miggins


Vincent Scully '44 senior council

Scully (front row, second from left) was a member of Fordham Prep’s Student Council in 1944.

Vin Scully Fordham Prep Baseball

Scully (front row, first on left) as a member of the Prep's baseball team.