Vin Scully's a priceless living baseball artifact for myriad reasons. Not only does he call games in an accessible and enjoyable way—especially for those of us on the East Coast mellowing out after a long day—but he's a constant source of fantastic stories about his early days in the Dodgers organization.

He told one of those stories tonight, about his initial job interview with innovative Brooklyn Dodgers executive Branch Rickey. Rickey's advice, while terrifying to a young Vincent Edward, proved useful—and we were blessed to hear it tonight. [PRIME]