Thanks to Sam Frank for the link.

He collaborates respectfully and productively with the only play-by-play woman in the major leagues, Suzyn Waldman. Sterling’s orotund tones are among the most physically compelling in sports; he goes down as easy as Bing Crosby. What’s more, he knows baseball, and however often he says, “You gotta throw strikes” and “You can only hit it, you can’t aim it,” both bear repeating. His home run calls””Bernie goes boom,” “Bern, baby, Bern,”and 1,300 ways to enthuse “The Yankees win!!!” are justly renowned. – Robert Christgau (left), paying homage to…John Sterling (right) in the Village Voice’s ‘Sports & Sex’, Best Of 2006 list.