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Friday, November 21, 2014

Articles tagged: John Sterling

John Sterling botches Alex Rodriguez home run call (Audio)

New York Yankees broadcaster John Sterling scripts his home run calls. Anyone who has listened to games that are broadcast on WFAN could tell you that. For that reason, his screw-ups have a tendency to become magnified. Sterling gave us a perfect example of that on Tuesday night when he mistakenly thought that Alex Rodriguez…Read More

David Cone mocks John Sterling from Yankees TV booth (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. David Cone had some fun at the expense of Yankees radio announcer John Sterling during the fourth inning of Tuesday’s Yankees-Red Sox game. Cody Ross was batting and fouled an 0-1 pitch back towards the announcing booths. The ball went between the Yankees’ radio and TV booths, and TV…Read More

John Sterling Botches Austin Kearns Home Run Call … Yeah Baby, Yeah!

John Sterling is the voice of the Yankees on the radio. Apart from his disgusting press box habits, Sterling is well known for his signature calls. More concerned with schtick than content, Sterling has a specific home run call for each one of the Yankees players. For instance, his current calls include “it’s an a-bomb,…Read More

Why Scripting Play-by-Play Is Bad, by Yankees Announcer John Sterling

When I first started getting exposed to announcers for different teams via satellite radio and mlb.com I actually liked Yankees radio voice John Sterling. I thought his catch phrases were clever and that his shtick set him apart. But the more I heard him the more I realized that his obsession with signature calls detracted…Read More

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