View Full Version : RIP Bob Sheppard - The Voice of the NY Yankees

Jersey Chick
07-11-2010, 07:03 PM
Anyone who's ever been to a NY Yankees game at Yankee Stadium knows the voice of Bob Sheppard. He announced for the NY Yankees from 1951 until 2007, and was the voice at Giants Stadium from 1956 until 2006. He officially retired in 2009.

He died today at 99 - two and half months shy of his 100th birthday.

To this day, he announces, via a recording, Derek Jeter when Jeter comes to the plate. This will continue for the rest of Jeter's career.