After 67 years broadcasting baseball for the Los Angeles Dodgers, tonight vocal legend Vin Scully called his last home game for the boys in blue.
In true Hollywood fashion, the final home game was quite the event. <Deep breath>
The ballgame was tied up in the bottom of the ninth and taken into extra innings before a non-roster season player faced his expanded roster opportunity at the show by knocking one out of the park for a walk-off homerun win – clinching the National League West Division for the Dodgers.
Did anyone really expect anything less for a farewell from the City of Angels? Continue reading
“Baseball is a very simple game. You throw the ball, you catch the ball, you hit the ball. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, sometimes it rains. Think about that for a while.”
I thought about that this week. As I sat on the couch, snuggling with the draft picks of the 2030 season. The ballgame was on. The 2012 Major League Baseball season is upon us.
Sometimes there are sights, smells, sounds that take you back – there are memories in those sensory melodies. And the one that never fails to make me smile is the smell of freshly cut grass, the sound of cleats on the concrete, and ultimately the sight as the boys of summer take the field. Continue reading