John Sterling Bids Farewell to Yankees Broadcasting After 36 Years

John Sterling Bids Farewell to Yankees Broadcasting After 36 Years

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Career and Retirement Announcement

John Sterling, the legendary voice of the , was honored at following his retirement announcement after 36 seasons and over 5,600 games.

Sterling, who turns 86 in July, cited exhaustion and the desire for rest as reasons for his abrupt retirement decision, emphasizing the physical toll of broadcasting.

Tributes and Legacy

The pregame ceremony featured tributes from former Yankees, gifts including a special jersey and an engraved silver microphone, and Sterling's heartfelt thanks to fans and colleagues.

Known for his unique home run calls and the iconic "Theeeee Yankees win" victory call, Sterling's voice became synonymous with the Yankees' successes over the decades.
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