Bummed About Bobby

If you haven’t heard already, Bobby Murcer announced today that he isn’t well enough to travel to Yankee Stadium for Opening Day.  On the plus side, it sounds like he will be in the broadcast booth soon, just not as soon as we all would want.

Bob Sheppard will also not be able to make it, which definitely puts a downer on the final opener from the Stadium.  Add in the curious decision to let Reggie throw out the first pitch and you have a strange beginning to the final season.

I have nothing against Reggie, but shouldn’t the final Opening Day honor go to Yogi?  And, if the reason Reggie was selected is to honor the 30th anniversary of the 1978 team, then why isn’t Diana Munson throwing out the first pitch?  I know we will all be excited for Opening Day, but Bobby and Bob will be missed.