Bobby Murcer succumbed to brain cancer today in Oklahoma City at the age of 62. Murcer played outfield for the Bronx Bombers from 1965-74, and 1979-83. Following his retirement from the field in 1983, Murcer continued to work with Yankees organization as a broadcast announcer. He was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor late in 2006 and had been undergoing treatment. The Daily News' Bill Madden recalled how an upbeat Murcer told him a few months ago, "I feel especially blessed. to have been able to hear from and see all these wonderful people who have been my fans. Through this entire ordeal, their prayers and support have been so gratifying. You have no idea what a strength the fans have been for me."