Vin Scully continues amaze us with his acumen and the ease of weaving tales into baseball games. On Friday night as the Dodgers were hosting the San Francisco Giants and Madison Bumgarner was on the mound. Scully talked about an encounter Bumgarner and his wife had with a rattlesnake. It was killed and hacked to bit, but that’s just a small part of the story. It gets even better as you can read the transcription below.

And you can follow along the text with the video clip below

Ano Vin’s moral, “You’ve gotta somehow survive. You’ve gotta somehow battle back,” is the story of us all, isn’t it? Vin really can’t be retiring. He’s got to stay for another year to give us more tales.

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Ken has been covering the sports media in earnest at his own site, Fang's Bites since May 2007 and at Awful Announcing since March 2013.

He provides a unique perspective having been an award-winning radio news reporter in Providence and having worked in local television.

Fang celebrates the four Boston Red Sox World Championships in the 21st Century, but continues to be a long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan.

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