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Ken Rosenthal shares his memories of former Yankee Stadium announcer Bob Sheppard. Sheppard passed away at the age of 99.
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This is Ken Rosenthal of foxsports.com. I grew up in New York not a Yankee fan but a met fan and also a fan of the New York football Giants. While most people know Bob Sheppard as the voice of the Yankees. He also was the voice of the Giants for all those years in Yankee Stadium. And even after the team moved giant stadium are all about who grew up with him all the people around the country who might have heard his voice. Well it was unforgettable. Sometimes but sheppard's voice was referred to as the voice of god it was that we -- it was that distinct it was that special. This was a man who wasn't simply look at me announcer. He was someone who took great pride in -- pronunciation. In -- Billick fusion. He was -- chairman of speech at a high school in Queens adjunct professor of speech it's Saint John's University. Develop poetry about Shakespeare. And clearly listening to him you could understand his appreciation for the language. But for all of us the voice will remain and Jon Miller the at the end of the terrific imitation of him others do as well. And really. People talk about the mind's -- -- also something called the mind's -- and even know Bob Sheppard has gone. I will hear him in my mind here forever.