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John Sterling: A Gaze into the Heart, Soul, and Mouth of Yankees Radio

Published by on May 2, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Most fans of baseball tend to recognize Mel Allen, Phil Rizzuto, or Bob Sheppard as the historical voice of the New York Yankees.

For as long as America’s pastime is continued, cleats, pine tar, bats, and high socks will be as American as hot dogs and apple pie.

On the same token, the aforementioned voices of Yankee past will forever be linked to the Bronx as definitively as Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, and Lou Gehrig.

To Yankees aficionados, growing up during the Mattingly years with a radio in their grasp, however, “there can be only one.”

New York radio personality John Sterling is the play-by-play version of Highlander; both incomparable and irreplaceable in our ...

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