Death of Bob Sheppard

October 20, 1910 - July 11, 2010
Baldwin, New York | Age 99

Revered Yankees PA man dies at 99
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RONALD BLUM, The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Sheppard, whose stylish, elegant stadium introductions of New York Yankees from Joltin' Joe to Derek Jeter spanned more than a half century and earned him the nickname "The Voice of God," died Sunday. He was 99.

Sheppard, a gentle man who spoke with the sonorous authority of a giant, died at his Long Island home in Baldwin with his wife, Mary, at his side, the Yankees said.

His voice, however, will live on in...

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