Most broadcasters can’t simultaneously follow game action and do a promo for the local Lincoln-Mercury dealer without stumbling over themselves eight times. Vin Scully can tell you a great story about Whitey Herzog betting a 50-year-old Satchel Paige a bottle of bourbon that he couldn’t throw a ball through a hole in a wall, all while keeping track of the count.
Go for the story. Stay for the “wild child . . .”
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