'A City of Angels icon': Dodgers, sports world reacts to the death of Vin Scully

Baseball stars and athletes are paying tribute Los Angeles Dodgers broadcasting legend Vin Scully, who died on Tuesday at the age of 94

Scully's death was announced in a statement released by the Dodgers on Tuesday night during their game against rival San Francisco Giants. The statement read Scully "was looking forward to joining the love of his life, Sandi."

"Vin Scully was the heartbeat of the Dodgers — and in so many ways, the heartbeat of all of Los Angeles," the Dodgers said.

Joe Davis, current broadcaster for the Dodgers who succeeded Scully after he retired in 2016, announced on the broadcast, "We lost the greatest ever to do it."

Baseball stars, notable sports figures and celebrities shared their grief on social media, along with some of their favorite moments of Scully's 67-year career behind the mic.

Vin Scully was a broadcaster for the Los Angeles Dodgers for 67 seasons.

Others also shared how the world lost two legendary sports icons, Scully and NBA great Bill Russell, in the same week.

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