Six Dodgers games to air on L.A. TV as Vin Scully caps career

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Saturday, September 3, 2016

LOS ANGELES -- Six Dodgers games will be broadcast on local television in Los Angeles later this month, allowing residents a chance to hear Hall of Fame announcer Vin Scully in his final days on the job.

Charter said Friday it will televise the games, including the Dodgers' final regular-season road series against the rival San Francisco Giants.

Thousands of Dodgers fans in Los Angeles have been prevented from hearing Scully on TV the past two seasons because of an ongoing dispute between Time Warner Cable, which carries the channel owned by the team, and other pay TV providers. Scully said this would be his final season in the booth after 67 years, and the team and Time Warner had used his farewell as a ploy to end the disagreement to no avail.

Charter customers already receive access to SportsNet LA, the team's channel.

Charter will air the Sept. 23 game against the Colorado Rockies featuring a live pregame ceremony honoring Scully. Games on Sept. 24 and 25 against the Rockies will be shown, too.

SportsNet LA and KTLA will simulcast the Dodgers' three-game visit to San Francisco on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1-2, with the 88-year-old broadcaster behind the mic for the series.