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Bob Sheppard

Public Address Announcer

 

“The Voice of Yankee Stadium”

 
Bob Sheppard Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Erik Lander, July 9, 2005
1. Bob Sheppard Marker
Inscription. For half a century he has welcomed generations of fans with his trademark greeting "Ladies and Gentleman, welcome to Yankee Stadium". His clear, concise and correct vocal style has announced the names of hundreds of players - both unfamiliar and legendary - with equal divine reverence, making as synonymous with Yankee Stadium as its copper facade and monument park.
 
Erected 2000 by New York Yankees.
 
Location. 40° 49.641′ N, 73° 55.607′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Marker is on 161st St.. Click for map. Located in Monument Park in the New Yankee Stadium. Marker is at or near this postal address: East 161st Street and River Avenue, Bronx NY 10451, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Allie Pierce Reynolds (here, next to this marker); George Herman "Babe" Ruth (here, next to this marker); William Malcolm "Bill" Dickey (here, next to this marker); Alfred Manuel "Billy" Martin (here, next to this marker); Henry Louis Gehrig (here, next to this marker); Mickey Mantle (here, next to this marker); Donald Arthur Mattingly (here, next to this marker); To the memory of Jacob Ruppert (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Bronx.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 876 times since then and 61 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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