Vin Scully’s wife Sandra dies of Lou Gehrig’s disease

Sandra Scully with Vin Scully in the Dodgers broadcast booth during her last game behind the mic in 2016 (Noel M Vasquez / Getty Images)

Sandra Scully – the wife of iconic Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully – died Sunday after battling ALS.

She was 76 years old.

The Dodgers announced the news on Monday.

“We are saddened to learn of the passing of Sandi Scully, Vin’s loving wife and dear member of the Dodger family,” Dodgers CEO Stan Kasten wrote in a statement. “Sandi was Vin’s biggest fan and was always there to support him with love at Dodger Stadium until she started her battle with ALS. She was truly the Rock of Vin and the Scully family, and she will be sorely missed.

Sandra was a regular at Dodgers Stadium

Sandra and Vin married in 1973. Sandra had six children, 21 grandchildren and six great grandchildren with Vin and from a previous marriage. She had been battling ALS – also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease – for several years, according to the Dodgers. ALS is a neuromuscular disease that affects the brain and spinal cord and causes loss of muscle control.

Sandra has been seen with her husband at Dodgers Stadium many times during her 67-year career as the team’s play-by-play announcer.

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