An exciting day in baseball

First, Edinson Volquez, a guy most would likely call a journeyman pitcher, threw a no-hitter tonight for the Miami Marlins, the eighth team he’s played for in his 13-year career. He struck out the side in the ninth to put a cap on his gem. Every no-hitter seems to have at least one brilliant fielding …

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Retirement party

The Dodgers’ legendary broadcaster Vin Scully called his last game today in San Francisco. The Bay Area did itself proud in paying tribute to him and to his 67-year career. #Legends pic.twitter.com/6t8YPsFcx8 — SF Giants on CSN (@CSNGiants) October 2, 2016 That plaque on the wall reads in part “Vin Scully’s Final Broadcast.” It’s inside …

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No, it’s not believable

That’s what any Hollywood producer would say if you presented him or her with a script that matched the plot of the Dodgers’ last home game this season, played today in Los Angeles. First: it was the last home game the team’s beloved broadcaster is ever going to call. After 67 years of doing play-by-play …

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A tribute to the best broadcaster of all time

We only have Vin Scully broadcasting Dodgers games for about twenty more games and then he will retire after 67 years. MLB Network put together a tribute video which was broadcast on Labor Day. Your browser does not support iframes.. If that video doesn’t play here’s a link to a page where it’s embedded and …

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