Vin Scully enlightens us all on the term 'G.O.A.T.'
Vin Scully embarked on his final Opening Day during Monday's Dodgers-Padres game. The 88-year-old has been broadcasting for 67 years, calling and/or talking about everything from Sandy Koufax's perfect game to Hank Aaron's record-breaking home run to the extinction of redheads. It'd be hard to argue that he isn't the G.O.A.T. (Greatest of all-time) of MLB broadcasting -- but what if the G.O.A.T. doesn't know what G.O.A.T. means?
During the third inning, while telling a story about Jon Jay meeting Michael Jordan, Scully expressed his bewilderment with the acronym, and then confirmed he now knows what it means -- even asking us if we've ever heard of it -- just as any G.O.A.T. is wont to do. Check it out in the above clip.
Later in the game, he proved his G.O.A.T. status right away -- delivering an anecdote about Alexei Ramirez's incredible color-changing car, while also doing play-by-play into the end of an inning. Listen to the master below: