The late Lou Requena is remembered at the 67th Yankee Old Timers Day
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 (legion.org) 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, (
There is further information on page 5 at: http://www.sportscollectorsdigest.com/wp-content/uploads/MantleptIV.pdf. 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.
Immediate Past President
New York Press Photographers Association, Inc