He was baseball's bombastic Boss.
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.
har-mon-i-ca: n. 1, a small rectangular instrument consisting of a row of free reeds set back in air. 2, a device that can contribute to the firing of a baseball manager.
"Anyone who is popular is bound to be disliked," Yogi Berra once observed. By his definition, the United States is very popular these days.