Yanks give two-year extensions to key cog

Wang tabbed for Opening Day
Profiling Damon Oppenheimer

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.

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Wang tabbed for Opening Day
Profiling Damon Oppenheimer
  • mike

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

  • Manimal

    Long live Bob Sheppard!!!

  • LiveFromNewYork

    Ladies and Gentlemen.

    May I have your attention please.

    I am very happy about this news!!!

  • E-ROC

    The immortal Bob Sheppard!

  • http://aroundthemajors.blogspot.com/ Around The Majors

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

  • Lauren

    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!!

  • mike

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

  • SMS

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