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Bob Sheppard (I) (1910–2010)

Bob Sheppard is the legendary public address announcer and "voice" of Yankee Stadium since 1951. Bob was a speech teacher in the New York City school system and at St. John's University when he joined the Yankees. Yankee officials heard him deliver a tribute to Babe Ruth at a local football game in 1948. They offered him a job on the spot which he... See full bio »

Died:

(age 99) in Baldwin, New York, USA

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Known For

Anger Management
Anger Management The Voice of the Yankees
(2003)
61*
61* Yankee Stadium Announcer
(2001)
It Could Happen to You
It Could Happen to You Yankee Stadium Announcer
(1994)
For Love of the Game
For Love of the Game Yankee Stadium Announcer
(1999)

Filmography

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 2014 Henry & Me
Stadium Announcer
 2001 61* (TV Movie)
Yankee Stadium Announcer (voice)
 1999 For Love of the Game
Yankee Stadium Announcer (as Robert Leo Sheppard)
 1994 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Stadium Announcer
- The Chaperone (1994) ... Stadium Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1994 It Could Happen to You
Yankee Stadium Announcer
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 2016 MLB Network Presents (TV Series)
Himself
- 56: The Streak (2016) ... Himself (voice)
 2010 30 for 30 (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- The House of Steinbrenner (2010) ... Himself (voice)
 2007 The Bronx Is Burning (TV Mini-Series)
Himself
- Past Combatants (2007) ... Himself (voice, uncredited)
 2007 ESPN 25: Who's #1? (TV Series documentary)
Himself
 2000 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Don Larsen (2000) ... Himself
- Johnny Unitas (2000) ... Himself
- Billy Martin (2000) ... Himself
- Ted Williams (2000) ... Himself
- Joe DiMaggio (2000) ... Himself
 1999 Mad About You (TV Series)
Himself
- Murray at the Dog Show (1999) ... Himself (voice, as Robert Sheppard)
 1994 The Scout
Himself
 1987 New York Yankees (The Movie) (Documentary)
Himself
 1975 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Baseball Announcer
- Episode #14.70 (1975) ... Himself - Baseball Announcer
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 2005 Mantle (TV Movie documentary)
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Alternate Names:

Robert Leo Sheppard | Robert Sheppard
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Trivia:

An executive for the Brooklyn Dodgers of the All-America Football Conference heard him announcing a charity football game. The Dodgers hired him but folded after one season (1948). He then went to work for the football New York Yankees. He did not accept an offer from the baseball Yankees until Yankee P.R. director Red Patterson agreed to hire him an understudy for Monday-Friday day games during ... See more »

Nickname:

"The Voice of the Yankees" See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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