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Bob Sheppard Dead at 99

By Deena Bustillo on
Bob Sheppard, the man who could be heard announcing for the Yankees since 1951, has passed away, according to the New York Times. The 99-year-old died in his home on Long Island, confirmed his son. The Yankees and Bob Sheppard were a marriage made in heaven,” said his son Paul, 71. “I know St. Peter will now recruit him. If you’re lucky enough to go to heaven, you’ll be greeted by a voice, saying, ‘Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to heaven!’ ”Sheppard was a fan and player...Read Full Story