Legendary Yankees Broadcaster John Sterling Retires After 36 Seasons

April 16, 2024
Legendary Yankees Broadcaster John Sterling Retires After 36 Seasons
  • After 34 seasons, John Sterling, the 85-year-old New York Yankees radio broadcaster, has retired due to health concerns.

  • Sterling has a legacy of calling 5,420 regular-season games and 211 postseason games for the Yankees over his 36-year tenure.

  • The Yankees organization is set to honor him with a pregame ceremony on the upcoming Saturday.

  • His broadcasting career spans 64 years, with a notable 36 years dedicated to calling Yankees games, including his final home run call last weekend at Yankee Stadium.

  • Before his time with the Yankees, Sterling broadcasted for other sports teams, including the Baltimore Bullets, Atlanta Hawks, and Atlanta Braves.

  • Sterling's departure signifies the close of an iconic chapter in Yankees radio history, and he has shared his gratitude and anticipation for the farewell event.

Summary based on 5 sources


Get a daily email with more MLB stories

Related Stories