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Topic - Phil Rizzuto
Bob Sheppard considered himself a speech teacher more than a public address announcer, enlightening students about the importance of diction and elocution.
Bob Sheppard, whose elegant introductions of stars from Joe DiMaggio to Derek Jeter at Yankee Stadium for more than a half century earned him the nickname "The Voice of God," died Sunday. He was 99.
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It was easy to dislike Phil Rizzuto if you were a baseball fan outside of the Bronx and environs.
NEW YORK (AP) — Phil Rizzuto, the Hall of Fame shortstop during the Yankees' dynasty years, who was beloved by a generation of fans for exclaiming "Holy cow!" as a broadcaster, died today. He was 89.