Yankees announcer John Sterling will continue Italian home run call for Giancarlo Stanton

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Lots occurred on MLB’s opening day, however some of the hanging issues about it did not even happen on the sector, however within the broadcast sales space.

Yankees play-by-play man John Sterling is understood for his distinctive home run calls, however Thursday he broke out one which was outlandish for even him as he referred to as Giancarlo Stanton’s first home run with New York with the Italian phrase “Non si può de stoparlo!” which suggests, “You possibly can’t be stopped!” in English.

No, Stanton shouldn’t be Italian. Additionally, Sterling has no intention of adjusting it up.

Sterling’s call was met with intrigue, however extra so confusion as individuals needed to lookup what the phrase meant. Additionally they needed to verify the language in addition to this phrase is just not one stated each day in baseball stadiums.

Actually, Sterling needed to ask the Berlitz Studying Middle in Midtown to assist him provide you with a phrase for a Stanton home run call.

This was certainly an fascinating a part of opening day, nevertheless it’s one thing that will continue into the season in addition to Sterling does not plan to make a change.

“It’s totally different,” he informed the New York Publish . “I’m a bit totally different.”