Vin Scully says he's feeling 'much better' after fall in special message


Legendary Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully delivered an update directly to fans after spending five days in the hospital following a fall at home.

Scully, 92, used his own iconic voice for an audio update the Dodgers released on Twitter late Monday. He said he’s feeling “much better” and saluted the first responders who helped him and are helping others around the nation during the coronavirus pandemic.

"I'm so grateful to be home," he said. "And I also would like to thank all of you for your good wishes and prayers after I had my head-first sliding accident. In case you care, I was called out."

“Now I want to take a time out to salute others, the first responders out there who are helping all of us during this unusual time.”

Scully fell at his home last week and joked about headfirst sliding in a statement relayed by the team. He also thanked the Los Angeles County Fire Department for helping him once he returned home this weekend. The retired broadcaster left an uplifting message for fans to end the clip.

“Remember, sooner or later, you’re going to hear it,” he said. “It’ll be time for Dodger baseball.”

Vin Scully attends 2018 From Paris With Love Children's Hospital Los Angeles Gala at L.A. Live Event Deck on October 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Greg Doherty/WireImage)
Vin Scully said he's feeling 'much better' after a hospital stay for a fall at home. (Greg Doherty/WireImage)

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