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Dodgers rookie Jose De Leon is thrilled to meet Vin Scully

Dodgers rookie Jose De Leon is thrilled to meet Vin Scully

This week just keeps getting better for pitcher Jose De Leon, who beat San Diego in his major league debut Sunday and was regaled with stories of the most famous player from his native Puerto Rico by legendary broadcaster Vin Scully on Wednesday, the day Major League Baseball honored Roberto Clemente.

“He was talking about Clemente, and that almost brought him to tears,” De Leon, 24, said of Scully, who is retiring this season after 67 years in the Dodgers booth.

“That guy is our hero in Puerto Rico, so to have someone who actually saw him play, who called his games, and who is able to talk to you...

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