06/17/2011 03:12 pm ET Updated Aug 17, 2011

Dodgers To Pay To Repair Vin Scully's Walk Of Fame Star

A Dodger fan who started an effort to raise funds to fix announcer Vin Scully's cracked star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame achieved his goal in an unexpected way when he posted on his website Wednesday that the baseball team had announced that it would pay for the repairs.

Glenn Mingay, a Torrance native who now lives in Chicago, started the website Save Vin Scully's Star after fans noticed that the marker was cracked. Fans were informed that it wouldn't be repaired soon because other stars were in worse condition. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce told Mingay that if he raised $2,500 the star would be repaired immediately.

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