His favorite call
It’s a round number, and it’s astounding: Vin Scully has called close to 10,000 Dodgers games. To ask Scully to identify his favorite call — one call, from one of those thousands of games — would appear to be a question best suited for one of his famously diplomatic answers. How, after all, could he pick only one?
But he did.
“I’ve been fortunate that I’ve been present at a lot of great events,” Scully said. “I think, because I was so much younger and more impressionable and vulnerable to emotion, it was when the Brooklyn Dodgers won their only world championship.
“I had felt the frustration. I had known these...