NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees broadcaster John Sterling modified into helped out of his flooding car by Spanish radio play-by-play man Rickie Ricardo on Wednesday evening after Sterling obtained caught making an attempt to power dwelling after a game.
Sterling and Ricardo each known as Fresh York’s game on the Los Angeles Angels from Yankee Stadium since the radio crews agree without a longer resumed touring with the team as fragment of COVID-19 protocols.
Ricardo knowledgeable WFAN on Thursday the 83-year-used Sterling modified into the principle to head away the stadium after the game concluded round 10 p.m., while Ricardo stayed later for a Spanish postgame point to.
Ricardo talked about when he finally left the park, the lobby at Yankee Stadium had water up to his ankles, and he encountered a few closed and flooded streets because the East Flit modified into pummeled by the remnants of Hurricane Ida. The storm killed no longer lower than 12 folks in Fresh York City, including one who drowned in a car and 11 more in basement apartments, police talked about.
Sterling’s broadcast companion, Suzyn Waldman, known as Ricardo as he modified into making an attempt to acquire a path to his dwelling in Fresh Jersey and knowledgeable him that Sterling modified into caught in his car on River Road in Edgewater, Fresh Jersey, correct over the George Washington Bridge.
“I’ve seen how contaminated it gets flooded on River Road in Edgewater, and with the more or less rain we had, I will most attention-grabbing imagine,” Ricardo talked about. “So I talked about, ‘Suzyn, I’m on my plan. I roughly know the place he lives. I’ll determine the place he’s at and peek what I will pause.’”
Ricardo known as Sterling and kept him on the mobile telephone unless he found out him in one of roughly 25 vehicles caught in flooding that lined the tires of most cars. Ricardo, who drives a Jeep, pulled up on the wait on of Sterling’s car and helped him acquire out of the car. He talked about it took them an hour to acquire a transparent course to Sterling’s dwelling about a half of-mile away, but he in the end obtained Sterling there safely.
TV broadcaster Michael Kay furthermore talked about he had misfortune getting dwelling Wednesday, tweeting that he planned to wait out the storm at Fordham College within the Bronx. He furthermore tweeted photos of the outfield at Yankee Stadium fully underwater at some stage within the game.
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Spanish broadcaster pulls Yanks’ Sterling from flooding car