'That's blinkin' fertilizer': Vin Scully reads lips

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer

You need only watch, oh, 30 seconds of a Dodgers broadcast to realize that Vin Scully's unsurpassed brilliance in the booth hasn't dimmed with age. No broadcaster is better at describing the action in dulcet tones, bridging gaps in action with stories and, when appropriate, letting the game do the talking. But any baseball fan knows all of this.

What you may not know about Mr. Vin Scully is that he's also an accomplished lip-reader, especially when it comes to a manager having a conniption. Witness Scully's inspired translation of the selected works of Jim Tracy ...

"That's blinkin' fertilizer." I sense an Internet meme in the nascent stages.

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