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Thursday May 23rd 2024


Bob Sheppard: A Tribute To a Man I Barely Knew

class="MsoNormal" style="line-height: normal;">This morning, I logged into Twitter and saw on the top of my news feed that legendary Yankees announcer Bob Sheppard had died at the age of 99.

Although I just started getting into baseball a year or two ago, I felt saddened by this loss.

I knew my parents and grandparents had listened to him announce games in the earlier years of Yankees baseball. Even my younger brother had been in the presence of his voice in some of the first trips he took to the old Yankee Stadium.  

I never experienced a game at Yankee Stadium called by Sheppard. ...

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