ST. LOUIS -- Vin Scully is 85. He has called games for the
As the story line rages about whether the Dodgers are too full of money, flair and themselves -- in contrast with the old-school
“They’re just having fun,” Scully said before Friday’s Game 6 of the
Scully said he was astonished to look toward the St. Louis dugout in Game 5, with Dodgers rookie sensation
"It was like a chorus line," said Scully, a Dodgers broadcaster since 1950. "I had never seen that."
The Cardinals have chirped about the gestures of Puig and Adrian Gonzalez. Scully noted that
"You hit a game-winning home run and the other team says you're trying to show them up?" Scully said. "God almighty."
Scully acknowledged that many contemporary players -- on the Dodgers and other teams -- are visibly upset at what used to be regarded as an ordinary high-and-tight fastball.
"I would love to see some of the Cardinals facing [Bob] Gibson, or some of the Dodgers facing [Don] Drysdale," Scully said. "It would be totally different."
But Scully thought back to Joe DiMaggio, one of the most talented players he has ever seen. The way Scully told the story, DiMaggio played with no emotion.