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John Sterling hit in face by a foul ball while announcing Yankees vs. Red Sox game

John Sterling really took one for the team.

The Yankees' legendary radio broadcaster was hit by a foul ball Saturday night off the bat of Boston's Justin Turner during the ninth inning of the Yankees' 3-1 victory at Yankee Stadium.

"It really hit me, I didn't know it was coming back that far!" Sterling told his radio audience right after the ball knocked him in the face while he was announcing in the booth.

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However, the 84-year-old longtime broadcaster didn't flinch, staying right in his seat and finishing out the game in true professional style.

Here's what it looked and sounded like:

This article originally appeared on NorthJersey.com: John Sterling hit in face by ball while announcing Yankees vs. Red Sox game