Watch: Vin Scully receives Presidential Medal of Freedom Award.

Recently retired Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully is at the White House today to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award, the highest honor a sitting president can bestow upon a civilian.

Here’s one clip of President Barack Obama’s introduction

After President Obama introduced all the honorees — a group that included Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Gates, Frank Gehry, Bruce Springsteen and Diana Ross — they each received their medal.

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Vin Scully is planning to attend Game 5 of the National League Championship Series.

Vin Scully is planning to attend Game 5 of the National League Championship Series at Dodger Stadium on Thursday. Bob Nightengale of USA Today was first with the news.

Scully, 88, hasn’t been to Dodger Stadium since broadcasting his final game here Sept. 25. He’s since appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live but otherwise kept a low profile in the early weeks of his retirement.

There’s been no indication from the Dodgers if Scully will merely attend the game as a fan, be recognized in some capacity on the field or on the video boards, or take part in any pregame presentations.

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Vin Scully will be a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live this Thursday.

Vin Scully will be mic’d up in October after all.

This Thursday night, the 88-year-old Hall of Famer will be on Jimmy Kimmel Live for his first television interview since broadcasting the last game of his historic career.

Additional guests on Thursday night include Colin Ferrell and Laverne Cox. Jimmy Kimmel Live airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m. on ABC.

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Game 162: Vin Scully soars, Dodgers go meekly in the final game of the season.

Kenta Maeda

Kenta Maeda allowed a season-high nine hits and five runs in the Giants’ 7-1 win over the Dodgers.
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SAN FRANCISCO — The Dodgers tried to play their final series down the middle, simultaneously prioritizing rest and staying sharp for the National League Division Series, and wound up getting swept with a 7-1 loss to the Giants.

The box score is here.

Andre Ethier has a National League Division Series roster spot.

Vin Scully invited us to pull up a chair one last time. He ran into a traffic jam before leaving AT&T Park.

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