Vin Scully hospitalized after fall at home

The Dodgers said the 92-year-old broadcaster fell Tuesday and was taken to the hospital for observation. Scully is resting comfortably and is expected to be released soon.

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The Dodgers said broadcaster Vin Scully is recovering after falling in his home.

The Dodgers said broadcaster Vin Scully is recovering after falling in his home.

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LOS ANGELES — Retired Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully has been hospitalized after falling at his Los Angeles-area home.

The team says the 92-year-old fell Tuesday and was taken to the hospital for observation. Scully is resting comfortably and is expected to be released soon.

“I won’t be doing anymore head-first sliding,” he said in a quote posted on the team’s Twitter account. “I never liked it.”

Scully retired after the 2016 season, ending a career in which he called Dodgers games for 67 years. He began in 1950 when the team was located in Brooklyn. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982 and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016.

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