Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully has proved time and time again over his Hall of Fame career that he brings a lot to baseball broadcasts. He showed Monday night that a sense of humor is one of those many things.
Scully was calling the Dodgers’ game versus the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night when Adrian Gonzalez fouled off a pitch. The foul ball took a quick bounce off the dirt near the plate and struck home plate umpire Manny Gonzalez in a place where no man wants to be hit with a baseball.
The umpire appeared to be fine (relatively speaking, of course), which opened the door for Scully to crack a joke at Gonzalez’s expense.
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Scully wasn’t done there, though.
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Luckily for everyone, we’ll have the pleasure of listening to Scully for at least one more year, as he recently announced he’ll be returning for the 2015 season — his 66th with the Dodgers.