Ley announced on Wednesday he will retire from ESPN in June after 40 years with the network.
ESPN broadcaster and Outside the Lines host Bob Ley announced his retirement on Wednesday. Ley will exit ESPN's airwaves by the end of June.
Ley made quite the imprint in his 40 years with the network. ESPN commentators and personalities flooded Twitter shortly after Ley's announcement, sharing memories and appreciation of the 64-year-old broadcaster.
Check out some of the best Twitter reactions to Ley's announcement below:
2 wks before ESPN debuted in Sept 1979, @BobLeyESPN was offered a job. He had 18 hrs to decide btwn two offers. Thank goodness for all of us he chose ESPN. Today, our longest-tenured voice has announced his retirement after 40 yrs. We salute you, Bob. https://t.co/AhgEksIFxs pic.twitter.com/ScAhdb9Tbf— bill hofheimer (@bhofheimer_espn) June 26, 2019
Ley is ESPN's longest-tenured broadcaster. He has been with the network since its inception in 1979.