Globe iconLogin iconRecap iconSearch iconTickets icon

Photo of the Night: Vin Scully embarks on his last Opening Day broadcast

Photo via Joe Davis on Twitter.

While Opening Day has been filled with many, many firsts, it also includes a last. Monday night's Dodgers-Padres game will be the final Opening Day broadcast Vin Scully calls in his career.  

He looks as ready as ever:

But we don't know if we're ready. We keep seeing photos of Scully before the game -- like this one with Dick Enberg, who's also calling his final Opening Day game for the Padres -- and thinking "is this real?"

Sure, he announced last fall that 2016 would be his 67th and final season in the booth, but it didn't really sink in that he was leaving. Until now. That photo, with "final" in the caption, means this is really happening. First it's his final Opening Day game, but what next? His final personal anecdote? His final game?

Thankfully, there are still 162 Dodgers outings before then. Consider this your reminder to not take them for granted.