8:00am PT by Lesley Goldberg
Vin Scully to Narrate 2020 World Series Documentary (Exclusive)
Dodger fans who longed to hear Vin Scully call the team's first World Series championship since 1988 are in luck.
The legendary broadcaster, who retired in 2016, will narrate Major League Baseball's official World Series documentary. Scully, who spent 67 years calling games for the Dodgers, recorded the documentary last week.
"It was 32 years since the Dodgers won a World Series and the seventh in the history of the organization, bringing great joy to their fans and the city of Los Angeles in particular,” Scully said in a statement Wednesday. “This is their winning story against the Tampa Bay Rays, and it’s an honor for me to recount just how they did it.”
The two-disc Blu-ray and DVD combo pack will be available to purchase and download Dec. 8. The World Series documentary, produced by MLB's media arm in association with Shout Factory, will also feature in-depth interviews with Dodger stars including National League MVP candidate Mookie Betts, World Series MVP Corey Seager and ace Clayton Kershaw.
The doc will also feature unparalleled access to MLB's Postseason Bubble that offers fans a never-before-seen look at the Dodgers' historic championship. Producers used on-site crews who had approved access to the bubble and sorted through hundreds of hours of footage for the doc.
The World Series documentary is one of multiple projects in the works from MLB's media arm. Others include a look at the 1986 World Series champion New York Mets, produced in partnership with Jimmy Kimmel and ESPN Films, that is due next summer.