Vin Scully had a cold last week.
That made news, because Scully decided to rest his voice a bit. Not by taking a sick day, mind you, but by asking that his television broadcast not be simulcast on radio, as it usually is for the first three innings. Since radio listeners do not have television pictures, Scully feels obliged to be more descriptive with his words.
Scully is 87. This is the time of year when the Hall of Fame broadcaster traditionally announces whether he will return for the following season, and his cold prompted a flurry of inquiries from concerned readers, wondering what Scully has decided about next season.
He told us he has not made a decision...