Feb
23

Yanks give two-year extensions to key cog

By

The Yanks locked up their last remaining free agent on Saturday. Bob Sheppard, who, despite earlier reports, will return to the booth this year, signed a two-year deal with the Yankees. This contract will career Sheppard through his age 99 season. According to Ken Davidoff, Sheppard, recovering from a severe case of pneumonia, will return to the Bronx sometime around the beginning of June.

Categories : Asides

8 Comments»

  1. mike says:

    well that is some welcome news. we’ll keep our fingers crossed!!

  2. Manimal says:

    Long live Bob Sheppard!!!

  3. LiveFromNewYork says:

    Ladies and Gentlemen.

    May I have your attention please.

    I am very happy about this news!!!

  4. E-ROC says:

    The immortal Bob Sheppard!

  5. Thank God Bob is coming back, stadium wouldn’t be the same without him.

  6. Lauren says:

    That’s a long guaranteed K for someone who is sickness prone now.

    JK! So don’t bite my head off. Good to see him back!!

  7. mike says:

    why say something like that lauren? is there really a point you’d like to make?

  8. SMS says:

    God bless Mr. Sheppard. Now matter how young the team gets, things do stay the same. There’s never been anyone better.

Leave a Reply

You may use <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong> in your comment.

If this is your first time commenting on River Ave. Blues, please review the RAB Commenter Guidelines. Login for commenting features. Register for RAB.