If you've never heard the story about Jackie Robinson's teammate, Gene Hermanski, suggesting that all the Dodgers wear the number 42 so as to confuse anyone trying to assassinate Robinson, now's your chance to hear it as it was meant to be told: by Vin Scully.

Scully opened the broadcast of yesterday's Jackie Robinson Day game between the Dodgers and Giants by telling the story in his particularly pleasant style. Once again, this is proof that every story is better when told by Vin Scully.