The late Lou Requena is remembered at the 67th Yankee Old Timers Day UPDATED!!!!!!!

 Today at the 67th Yankees Old Timers Day The Yankees remembered Lou Requena during the ceremonies.

I am told that funeral services for Lou Requena will be Tuesday — 199 Bleecker ST — 1030a-1230p.

Memorial Service to be held at Greenwich Village Funeral Home 199 Bleecker Street NYC Tuesday, June 25th,  10:30am – 12:30pm

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Legion ( in Lou’s name.

As we area all sad to tell you that Lou Requena passed away at St. Luke’s/Roosevelt Hospital at 10:30 June 20th. He was 93.

Born December 12, 1919, in San Juan, PR, the WWII vet was a fixture in the NY sports scene for over 50 years. He worked for El Diario as a staffer and as Pan American Photos he freelanced for the New York Yankees, and the major wire services: The Associated Press, United Press International and Reuters.
Lou’s niece, Wanda Betancourt, (, (858-204-1182 Cellhas set up a web site, still unfinished, with some detail of his life:

There is further information on page 5 at:


His longtime friend Jeff Feller will be emailing further information later today. Funeral arrangements pending.

He had a good life, a lot of fun and was his own man through it all. RIP good friend.

Ray Stubblebine
Immediate Past President
New York Press Photographers Association, Inc.



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