Sunday, March 21, 2010

Always Humble, Always Great

From "An 'embarrassed' Vin Scully recounts fall, hospital visit " by Jim Peltz at Dodgers Blog:

Legendary Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully said he was "embarrassed over all the fuss" in the aftermath of his fall at home and brief hospitalization, and that he now feels fine and is ready to broadcast Sunday's game.

In a five-minute session with reporters at the Dodgers' spring-training camp at Camelback Ranch, Scully talked about the outpouring of concern among his fans and said "I do appreciate that immensely and humbly, and I guess that's why I'm embarrassed to put them through anything at all, especially when it was so simple and harmless." [...]

Asked if he now had any restrictions on his daily activity, Scully joked: "I'm supposed to cut back on dangling participles, and I'm not allowed to split an infinitive for at least another week, but otherwise no."

You still got it, Vin! Welcome back!


UPDATE: From Dodger Thoughts:

"Hi everybody, and a very pleasant Sunday to you, wherever you may be. Hope you don't mind if I take a moment out: First of all, I am sorry to have caused the accident that caused so much stress. I'm very sorry for that. I'd also like to salute the gentle heroes of 911 in Calabasas, and the doctors and nurses at West Hills Hospital, for taken care of me so very, very well. However, now that I've done that, let's get to the more important thing, and that is the game. The Dodgers and the Indians. Jake Westbrook will be on the mound for Cleveland. Left-hander Eric Stults will be on the mound for the Dodgers. And Lord, I am happy to be here. We'll be with the ballgame, right after this."