Vin Scully knows that babies find him funny, but not as funny as passing gas
Vin Scully knows he's not as funny as gas
Vin Scully is one of the most knowledgeable people to ever enter a broadcasting booth of any kind. He knows the ins and outs of the game, he could teach a course in American history and he recognizes the exact moment he should break out one of his classic stories.
During Wednesday night's 2-0 Dodgers win, Scully used his broadcast as a forum to educate the American electorate on why their babies are smiling and -- spoiler alert -- it's got nothing to do with the game of peek-a-boo you're trying to play.
When the cameras paused on a smiling baby bouncing on his mom's leg, Scully opined that while he used to think that babies found him to be amusing, he later learned that the smiles on their faces usually just meant that they had gas.
That's right, folks. Even after 66 years in the Dodgers booth and 20 no-hitters under his belt, Vin Scully is still humble enough to know that babies are more entertained by gas than by the sound of his voice. That kind of humility is what separates the good ones from the great ones.