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Kevin Costner, star of some of the best baseball movies ever made in "Field of Dreams," "Bull Durham," and "For The Love of the Game," then took the podium and showed off his penchant for talking about baseball as if it were poetry.
After all that buildup, the man of the hour took the mic.
He then proceeded to mix charm with wit, humor with emotion, as he thanked the fans and looked forward to his future.
After all, Vin Scully is the "Star Wars," "Jurassic Park," "Jaws" and "ET" of baseball broadcasters.