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Vin Scully Bobblehead Night Features Beautiful Rainbows and Things That Are Good

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30:  Dodger broadcaster Vin Scully smiles before throwing out the first pitch during ceeremonies honoring him on his 64 years of sevice before the game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Los Angeles Dodgers on August 30, 2012 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
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Gabe ZaldivarPop Culture Lead WriterAugust 31, 2012

Thousands flocked to Dodger Stadium Thursday night for a chance to walk away with a Vin Scully Bobblehead. They came away with so much more. 

Like a unicorn doing the moonwalk, or a teddy bear slaying a crowd of Keebler Elves during a hilarious open-mic routine, a rainbow stood triumphantly behind Vin Scully Thursday evening, giving us all fuzzies that were so warm, some called them hot.

Hot fuzzies, people.  

From the Twitter feed of MLB social media coordinator, Whitney Holtzman:

A rainbow over Vin Scully on his bobblehead night: twitter.com/WHoltzman/stat…

— Whitney Holtzman (@WHoltzman) August 31, 2012

 

Drink that down, because it's smoother than any hot cocoa ever made and warmer than a mother's hug. Gosh, I may just have to look again. 

Life is pretty much all downhill from here, because I have seen the mountaintop, and it's a brilliant man in a blue suit holding his fricking bobblehead.

If I smiled any wider, my face would split open and Dodger blue would spray all over my computer screen. 

Turn away if gushing and overt outpouring of emotions makes you a tad queasy, because things are about to get emotional. 

I love me some Vin Scully. 

It turns out this is a fairly popular opinion, because the news he would return to the booth for the 2013 season was received around Los Angeles like news that peace had been restored to the world or In-N-Out Burgers were being given out for free. 

The Dodgers have had some horrible seasons and some dreadful owners throughout the years, but it's been easy to remain a loyal fan, because Vin Scully rocks the mic. 

He may re-tell some pretty fanciful tales now and again, but consider them the bedtime stories you love to hear. 

If you find yourself wondering whether Scully is indeed the best thing to ever happen to this cynical and ugly world, remember that a beautiful rainbow took time out of its awesome existence to stop by Chavez Ravine and say hello. 

Follow me on Twitter for more slightly ridiculous bouts of praise. 

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