No time table for Sheppard’s return


Updating the ongoing Bob Sheppard story, Neil Best at Newsday reports that the Voice of the Yankees will miss his first home opener since 1951. In February, Sheppard speculated on a June return to the stadium, but now the 97-year-old declined to set a target date for his debut during the Yanks’ final season. “I don’t know when it will be, but it will be,” he said. Here’s to you, Bob; the sooner, the better.

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  1. Scott says:

    I had a dream recently, and Bob Sheppard was narrating…I love that man

  2. Bo says:

    The voice at the Gates of Heaven.

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