He spoke to the game, to its history, to the unique situation of being honored at a retirement party disguised as a baseball game.
He spoke to the adoring folks who filled San Francisco’s AT&T Park, to the admiring announcers sitting in the next booth, to family members who surrounded his chair and wrapped him in a giant midgame hug.
Then, finally, after three hours of a brilliant final broadcast that will rank among his finest, Vin Scully stripped away all the decorations and did what he has done best for 67 years.
He spoke directly to the hearts of Dodgers fans.
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