Saturday, July 12, 2008

Yankees Outfielder, Announcer Bobby Murcer Dies

Bobby MercerBobby Murcer, a five-time All-Star outfielder who spent nearly four decades with the New York Yankees as a player, executive and announcer, has died. He was 62.

Read the ESPN.com story.

The Yankees said Murcer died Saturday due to complications from brain cancer. He was surrounded by family at Mercy Hospital in his hometown of Oklahoma City, the team said.

Bobby Murcer played 17 seasons in the majors with the Yankees, Giants and Chicago Cubs.

2 comments:

David said...

PLayer, announcer, whatever: Murcer was all class.

Anonymous said...

Note to Yankee fans:
You showed an utter lack of class at the All-Star game when you loudly booed the Red Sox players. Granted there is a healthy rivalry between these two teams during the season, but these players are All-Stars and should have at least been treated with respect in your house.