“I’ve been thinking recently, the Prince of Wales gave up the British throne to marry an American woman, which immediately
disqualified him, and I thought, My God, if he can give up the British
throne for his wife, maybe I can give up baseball.”
— Vin Scully on the thought process he goes through when he thinks about when, if ever, he’s going to retire. What Scully doesn’t note, however, is that he’s way more important to baseball than some accident of birth, hoity toity royal is to the people of the United Kingdom.