To be a member of the New York Yankees you have to be comfortable with living under the NY media’s microscope. It’s usually the players that have to deal with the negative press, but now team broadcaster John Sterling has made his way to Page Six.
Sterling, a Yankees radio announcer since 1989, is being called out for his less than savory behavior in the team’s stadium press dining room. It seems that if you get to the chow line behind John Sterling you’re better off passing on the meal.
“Sterling has made a habit of walking over to the dessert table and dipping his finger into the ice cream barrel,” one stadium worker told us, adding that the play-by-play vet has also used the same tablespoon to repeatedly take samples.
That’s nasty and inconsiderate. I thought the New York Yankees are supposed to be the class of Major League Baseball. That label must not extend to the broadcast booth or John Sterling simply can’t help himself.
During the Boston series, “He wandered over to the cake and pie section, broke off a piece of a cake slice, ate it and wiped his grimy hands on the linen tablecloth, leaving the remainder of the slice for someone else to eat - which indeed happened.”
It’s funny how John Sterling sounds like a grown man on the radio when in fact he’s a 5-year-old boy. I can’t think of any excuse for such disgusting eating habits.