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On Vin Scully's 86th birthday, we remember 6 of his incredible 2013 moments

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Vin Scully, who turned 86 on Friday, is the longest-tenured broadcaster with a single team in professional sports history. From Brooklyn to Los Angeles, Scully has wowed listeners with his vast knowledge, pop culture (t)wit, respect for the game and poignant prose in the most poignant of moments. Here are a few of our favorites from 2013. Happy Birthday to one of the greatest:

Vin Scully appreciates (but says no thank you) to hugs in San Francisco:

Nobody can explain the history of home plate (or Friday the 13th) like Vin Scully can:

Vin is rightfully perplexed by both hashtags and DogTV:

Scully talks about "fertilizer" during the Dodgers-Padres brawl in early April:

Yup, that's a Hall of Fame broadcaster posing with Gumby, aka Yasiel Puig:

 


Finally, Dodgers fans honored their beloved man in the booth with a bobblehead night at the beginning of 2013, and feelings were felt:


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