Love him or hate him, New York Yankees announcer John Sterling has a unique style that helps him stand out from other radio broadcasters.
When Suzyn Waldman isn’t cutting him off in the booth, Sterling is probably belting out one of his many trademark home-run calls.
New York magazine breaks down the seven type of home run calls from Sterling:
Sterling tends to rely on rhyming when presented with a boring name that he can’t really work with: Russell Martin, Andruw Jones, etc. Having said that, Brett Gardner – whose last name is an actual word – deserves better, don’t you think?
â€¢ “Russell has muscle!” (Russell Martin)
â€¢ “Robbie Cano, don’cha know?” (Robinson Cano) Read more