Yasel Bouygues He says he’s heartbroken Finn Scullydeath – expressive TMZ Sports The legendary broadcaster was a father figure to him, and the former Dodgers star is smashed he’s gone.
“I am very sad because when I met him when I play in Los Angeles, he was such a good person,” said the 31-year-old.
“He’s like my dad to me. I’m so sad that we lost a great person.”
And remember Puig’s nickname “wild horse”? It was Scully who gave it to the Cuban player.
Yasel told us three incredibly influential men from the Dodgers’ organization. They are gone now… It hurts.
Puig said, “Fin is like a father to me, the same Tommy Lasorda And the Mike Britto. We are so sad to miss all these three wonderful guys. Sad for myself, for all of baseball and for L.A.”
Brito was a Cuban-American Scout Dodgers who played a major role in bringing Puig to Los Angeles. Mike passed away in July at the age of 87.
We also spoke to YP about a moment that was captured Back in 2017 …when he confronted Finn on the streets of Beverly Hills in front of our cameras.
“I was so excited,” Puig said of the moment.
“I get emotional, but it just hit my heart like, ‘Wow, this amazing person is coming to tell me beat me up, talk to me. “
And Puig – who currently plays with Kiwoom Heroes for the KBS – was celebrating in honor of Finn.
“I had two home hurdles yesterday and hit a home run today as well.”
“He’s inside me now. I hit him and I thank God that he’s next to God and next to his wife now. I want to give it to him.”
Of course, there was a lot of sincere praise across the league… from moments of silence Scully stains the Los Angeles Dodgers jerseys.