Vin Scully at home recovering after being hospitalized for a fall

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 20: 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)

Legendary retired Dodger broadcaster Vin Scully is back home Saturday night, recuperating from injuries suffered during a fall, and thanking Los Angeles County firemen and his hospital care providers.   

The 92-year-old Scully fell in his home Tuesday afternoon, according to the team, who reported that he was resting comfortably after being hospitalized.  

The extent of his injuries was not disclosed.  

In a statement released by the Dodgers, Scully said, "I won't be doing anymore head first sliding. I never liked it."  

On Saturday, Scully tweeted his "sincerest  thanks to the LA CountyFiremen and women who come to the rescue and always seem to be there when we need and to the excellent administration, doctors and nurses of Los Robles Hospital." 

He also said on Twitter, "I am so eternally grateful for their help and selfless service. I'm home resting comfortably with my wife and we are both eagerly awaiting the Time for Dodger Baseball!" 

Scully spent 67 seasons as the Dodgers' broadcaster, retiring after the 2016 season.

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