Myron Cope, Pittsburgh Steelers color commentator, retires after a 35 year career

Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Myron Cope announcing his retirement at a press conference.

Myron Cope, a locally famous sports announcer for the Pittsburgh Steelers, a National Football League team, has announced his retirement from the booth, effective immediately. Cope had a 35 year career announcing Steelers games with his familiar scratchy voice, often punctuated with unique Yiddish expressions, such as "Feh" and "Yoi", which brought delight to fans.