"Vin" Cedar Park, 2016
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“Vin” Cedar Park, 2016

こんばんは!Hi, how’s it going?

Well, the weekend is almost over, and so is the career of the legendary Vin Scully. If you aren’t familiar with Vin, here’s a nice story from NPR:

Today was his final game broadcasting for the Dodgers. ⚾️ I posted the other day about him, so I don’t have a whole lot more to add but maybe just a few of the memories I had of growing up a Dodgers fan:

  • Enjoying a Carnation chocolate malt and using those little wooden spoons to try to carve a piece of that frozen treat
  • Grilled Dodger Dogs with spicy brown mustard and raw onions
  • Sitting in the bleachers under the hot sun, watching Dusty Baker and Lee Lacy in the outfield
  • Top-deck seats were $4, Reserved seats were $6
  • Taking the Stadium Way exit from the Harbor Freeway
  • The stadium organ, played by Helen Dell, and later Nancy Bea Hefley as we found our seats

I’ll end this post with some of the music of old Dodger Stadium, and the final sentence of his last broadcast:

“I have said enough for a lifetime, and for the last time, I wish you all a very pleasant good afternoon.” 🎙⚾️🎹🎵


– B Barron Fujimoto

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