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Bob Sheppard

Public Address Announcer

 

"The Voice of Yankee Stadium"

 
Bob Sheppard Marker image. 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.. Located in Monument Park in the New Yankee Stadium. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: East 161st Street and River Avenue, Bronx NY 10451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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);
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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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bronx.
 
Additional keywords. Major League Baseball
 
Categories. CommunicationsSports
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 3, 2009, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 977 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 3, 2009, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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