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Gregory Up To Bat As Tonight’s MC

NBC’s David Gregory is the master of ceremonies for tonight’s Nationals’ home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies. The Wash Examiner caught up with the host of Meet the Press about a passion of his other than politics and news– baseball.

Did you ever consider becoming a sportscaster?

Gregory: I grew up in Los Angeles listening to Vin Scully do the Dodgers games and what a treat that was. Like all kids I did mock broadcasts of games, but I really knew that my interests were in news, politics and international affairs so a career in sportscasting wasn’t in the cards. However, I did get a chance to meet Vin Scully at a Dodgers game in St. Louis and he was a great gentleman – but all he wanted to talk about was President Bush.

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