Dodgers Icon Vin Scully, 84, Returns To Broadcast Booth After Illness

Monday April 16th, 2012

After missing five games because of a bad cold, Hall of Fame announcer Vin Scully is back in the booth at Dodger Stadium, according to CBS.

"Hopefully, I'll have some fun and stop feeling sorry for myself and get back to work," Scully said.

Scully, 84, called the first four games of the Los Angeles Dodgers' season, but he became ill last weekend, and doctors advised him not to return until the cold weather and rain went away. He was forced to miss the Dodgers' home opener for the first time in 35 years. "It was almost heartbreaking to want to be here that badly, not be here and then hear everybody say, 'We miss you, get well,'" Scully said. "That really was an emotional uppercut. Today I'm just going to give thanks that I'm here and I'm ready to go."

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