“I came through tranistor radios in Flatbush and followed the sunset across the country.
I went passed Ruth with Aaron and between Buckner’s legs.
I was there for perfection and with men who limped to greatness.
I’ve been there in celebration and defeat.
Through changing eras and ages.
And the whole time, you’ve always been right there with me.”
It aired on Sunday’s Dodgers-Cardinals ESPN telecast, and several versions of this have popped up on YouTube.com — and since been taken down because of ESPN copyright issues.
This one is back up, but in case it also goes down, the text of the Vin Scully narration is above. You just need to hear him speak it to have the real impact:
(Thanks to TrueToTheBlue blogspot.com)