People have been paying their tribute to legendary Vin Scully and his wife Sandra Hunt after the recent announcement of his death. Here is everything to know.
Vin Scully was a sportscaster who provided commentary for Baseball, Football, and PGA Tour golf. He was active for over 6 decades from 1949 to 2016.
Moving on, he was awarded Ford C. Frick Award in 1982 for his significant contributions to broadcasting baseball games. Similarly, he was awarded other prestigious awards like the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Commissioner’s Historic Achievement Award, and Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Details On Vin Scully and His Wife Sandra Hunt
Vin Scully was married to the love of his life Sandra Hunt from 1973 till her death in 2021. The couple shared a daughter together named Catherine.
Sandra Scully, the wife of Vin Scully, passed away on Sunday night due to complications from a long bout with ALS, the Dodgers announced. She was 76. She had 6 kids, 21 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. The Dodgers provided this photo … pic.twitter.com/oOnTB56KLw
— Alden González (@Alden_Gonzalez) January 5, 2021
Sandra was 76 years old at the time of her passing. Sources claim that she was battling Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis also known as ALS. It is a kind of nervous system disease that attacks the brain and spinal cord.
Furthermore, she was married to another man before Scully. And she had two children from her first marriage.
How Many Wives Did Vin Scully Have?
Vin Scully was married twice. His first wife, Joan Crawford, married him from 1958 to 1972. She lost her life after a tragic accident, sources claim. She was only 35 years old at the time of her untimely passing in 1972.
A year later since, Scully married Sandra, his second wife. The couple raised six children in total. They welcomed one child together named Catherine, Scully had three children from his previous marriage to Joan and Sandra had two from her first marriage.
Vin Scully was a storyteller, and nobody ever told the story of baseball better. He called games with such elegance and grace. He spoke only when necessary, allowing the broadcast to breathe when it demanded. He made baseball a more beautiful game. RIP. https://t.co/cmQ2nGJW3Y
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) August 3, 2022
Vin Scully’s Cause of Death
The Veteran sportscaster Vin Scully passed away aged 94 on August 2, 2022. Los Angeles Baseball team recently disclosed the tragic news. They revealed that Scully died silently at his home due to natural causes.
Currently, the whole baseball world is mourning the death of Scully.