LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim honored legendary Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully on Friday hours before he called his final game at Angel Stadium.
The Angels presented Scully with a series of gifts, including a letter from the Angels organization expressing their gratitude, a shadow box containing memorabilia from the 1989 MLB All-Star Game (which Scully called in Anaheim), and a microphone from his first job as part of CBS Radio in Washington D.C.READ MORE: 23-Year-Old Charged With Molesting Woman in Santa Ana Store
Manager Mike Scioscia and players Mike Trout and Jered Weaver presented Scully with the gifts.
“I’ve never considered myself a neighbor,” Scioscia said. “I’ve always considered myself a part of the Dodger family.”READ MORE: Riverside Adds 419 New COVID-19 Cases, 12 Deaths; San Bernardino Reports 253 Cases, 22 Deaths
The crowd also gave Scully a standing ovation before the game started.
The Angels ended up winning the game 7-4.
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— Vin Scully (@VinScullyTweet) May 20, 2016