Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully thanks fans at the unveiling of...

Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully thanks fans at the unveiling of a street sign bearing his name at the entrance to Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on April 11, 2016.  Credit: AP/Damian Dovarganes

Vin Scully, who spent 67 years as the voice of the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers, died on Tuesday at age 94, the team announced on Twitter.

People from across the sports world mourned Scully's death, on Twitter and elsewhere, with many calling him the best broadcaster ever and others sharing their favorite Scully memory.

Here are a few of the reactions:

“He was the best there ever was. Just when you think about the Dodgers, there’s a lot of history here and a lot of people that have come through. It’s just a storied franchise all the way around. But it almost starts with Vin, honestly. When you think about Vin, he’s right there with Jackie (Robinson). Obviously, it’s a different thing. But just as far as the history of our organization, Vin’s been though it all. Just such a special man. I’m grateful and thankful I got to know him as well as I did.” — Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers pitcher.

“The very first time I met him, I was actually with the Mets in town playing the Dodgers and he came down into the visiting clubhouse to say hi and told me he was a fellow redhead and us redheads have to stick together. I thought it was crazy that Vin Scully walked in the clubhouse to find me and say hi to me.” — Justin Turner, Dodgers third baseman.

“He obviously lived a tremendous life. He impacted so many, myself included. I feel honored to be able to have called him a friend. I think there’s endless amounts of people who consider him family and part of their families. This is a guy who was not only the voice of Dodger baseball, but baseball in general. He was into so many homes. It’s a legacy of longevity, it’s class, and I used the phrase earlier -- he was a gentleman. — Dave Roberts, Dodgers manager.

“The greatest broadcaster of baseball and other sports is gone. I lost the architect of my professional life, a dear friend: Vin Scully. I now find myself on the most difficult task to articulate my thoughts and I can only say peace in his grave, we will see each other soon.” — Jaime Jarrín, Hall of Fame broadcaster and Spanish voice of the Dodgers.

“Vin was an extraordinary man whose gift for broadcasting brought joy to generations of Dodger fans. In addition, his voice played a memorable role in some of the greatest moments in the history of our sport. I am proud that Vin was synonymous with Baseball because he embodied the very best of our National Pastime.” — MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred.

“Growing up in LA, he was the voice I always heard. Back when I played my first big league game against the Dodgers, we were playing them in Toronto. The next day, I was watching my at-bats from that game. The sound was on, and normally the sound isn't on, but I put it on and I heard Vin Scully, talking about me being a hometown guy from California. It meant the world to me. It was a really goosebump moment for me just hearing him say my name.” — Chris Woodward, Texas Rangers manager and former Dodgers coach.

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