Yankees announcer Bob Sheppard dies

Family, friends and fans are remembering the voice of the Yankees this morning.

Bob Sheppard died yesterday in his Baldwin home.

The 99-year-old started with the Yankees in 1951 and worked his last game at Yankee Stadium in 2007.

Sheppard's career spanned generations working with baseball greats from Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle to Derek Jeter.

Sheppard was also a member of the Long Island Sports Hall of Fame.

His wake will be held tomorrow and Wednesday in Baldwin.

His funeral will be Thursday.

Yankees PA Bob Sheppard dies

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