The traditional first pitch at World Series games is usually quite the spectacle. The one before Game 2 was the best ever.
The public-address announcer told the crowd it was time for the first pitch, and Vin Scully walked out to a reception unlike any other. He mentioned Jackie Robinson, Roy Campanella, Gil Hodges and Duke Snider and how they must be laughing their heads off watching him throw.
He asked for a catcher, and out walked 1981 World Series co-MVP Steve Yeager.
Scully went into his windup, then grabbed his arm: “I think I tore my rotator cuff. I need a left-hander to relieve me.”
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