LOS ANGELES -- Hall of Fame broadcaster Jaime Jarrin plans to continue broadcasting Dodgers games through the 2018 season, the club announced on Monday night.
The Spanish-language voice of the Dodgers is currently in his 57th season with the team, and his new deal will take him through 60 years with the franchise.
"I’ve been so blessed. It has been such a special time sharing the broadcasts with our fans and having my son, Jorge, join me in the booth," Jarrin said in a statement. "I started thinking about the number 60 in my mind this season. I sat down with the Dodgers and agreed on three more years to get to my 60th year and then we’ll see about the future at that time. I’m still having a great time and I love what I am doing. And the Dodgers and our fans have been very supportive."
Jarrin, now 79, calls games on radio with son Jorge on KTNQ 1010 AM.
"Jaime is one of the most popular Dodgers among our fan base and they look forward to his description of each and every game," said Dodgers CEO Stan Kasten.
Jarrin in his 57 seasons has called three perfect games, 21 no-hitters, 28 All-Star Games, and 31 postseason series during his tenure.
Starting with the Dodgers in 1959, their second year in Los Angeles, he went 22 years without missing a game, from 1962 to 1984, a streak that was snapped when Jarrin spearheaded Spanish-language production and radio coverage of the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.
Jarrin was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1998 as the Ford C. Frick Award winner.