Vin Scully brings down the house before World Series Game 2

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Rich Hill throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of Game 2 of baseball's National League Division Series in Los Angeles Saturday Oct. 7 2017

Legendary broadcaster Vin Scully surprised all of Dodger Stadium on Wednesday when he walked out onto the field at Chavez Ravine to address the crowd before Game 2 of the World Series.

Scully, 89, eventually made his way to the mound and called for a catcher.

"There's always a petition to get Vin Scully, knowing that he's nearing the end of his broadcast career to do some of the World Series nationally on Fox".

"I must warn you, I worked all week playing catch with my wife and she said I had good stuff", Scully said.

"I honestly don't feel I belong there and I would not want anyone to think I was eager for a spotlight", he told the Orange County Register in an email last week. Instead, Scully called to the "bullpen" for "a lefty". Then, as Scully readied to toss the ball to Yeager, he said he tore his rotator cuff, and needed a pitcher to do the job for him.

Scully finished by leading the capacity crowd with his pre-game catchphrase: "It's time for Dodger baseball!" That brought Fernando Valenzuela to the mound, and he did the honors.

Los Angeles boasts a 1-0 series lead heading into a pivotal Game 2 Wednesday evening.



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