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|Yankees to Honor Steinbrenner, Sheppard
|NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Yankees say they will wear patches on their uniforms honoring the memory of owner George Steinbrenner and longtime public address announcer Bob Sheppard.
The 80-year-old Steinbrenner died Tuesday of a heart attack. Sheppard passed away Sunday. He was 99.
The Steinbrenner patch will be work above the interlocking NY on the pinstriped home uniform and above the "York" on the road grays.
The patch commemorating Sheppard will be worn on the left sleeve of the home and away uniforms. Sheppard was the PA announcer at Yankee Stadium from 1951 to 2007.
Yankees involved in Tuesday's All-Star game will wear black armbands on their left sleeves in honor of Steinbrenner.
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