Readers choose The Bronx Beltway as the new Yankee Stadium’s nickname – NY Daily NewsHuh? Why in the world would anyone give the new Yankee Stadium the nickname “the Bronx Beltway?” How does that make sense? Let’s just let a nickname come about organically rather than rush to come up with something. *bronx cheer* New
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Voice of Yankee Stadium May Be Done – The TimesBob Sheppard, voice of Yankee Stadium since 1951 (Joe DiMaggio’s final season, Mickey Mantle’s first) is retiring according to his agent. However, Shepherd has denied that he is retired in an update to the original story that broke earlier on Wednesday afternoon. Shepherd will not be
Um, nothing? THE BRONX — Forgive me if I find the case for building a new Yankee Stadium less compelling than say, Nationals Park. The building is old and the corridors are steep, but overall it remains a perfectly viable venue. While I have little doubt that it makes more financial sense to build a
THE BRONX — Bob Shepherd has been the voice of Yankee Stadium since Joe DiMaggio’s final season which was also Mickey Mantle’s first. Shepherd who is not that far off from 100 years old, has been unable work this season. One of the substitute announcers is Jim Hall, who has a similar voice to Shepherd.