Just days after losing the Voice of God, p.a. announcer Bob Sheppard, the New York Yankees lost their owner, George Steinbrenner. The Boss was felled by a massive heart attack which must have been a surprise to him, because he once said “I’ll never have a heart attack. I give them.” (Deadpsin) I wonder how
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Reggie Jackson called Yankee Stadium public address announcer Bob Sheppard the “voice of God.” Mr. October was on to something there, Sheppard’s voice was as big as old Yankee Stadium. Sheppard died at age 99, just three months shy of 100. Shepperd was the greatest p.a. announcer who ever lived and his simple, elegant style
MLB needs to learn how to schedule, plus notes on Stephen Strasburg, Ryan Zimmerman, Roger Bernadina and a new Nats follower.
Yes, it is old, but for posterity I have to put this up even though it was last week. For the record, I thought Alex Rodriguez responded well (“Good for him. He threw a perfect game, and even better, he beat the Rays.”) to being told Dallas Braden threw a perfect game. Better than say,