Seattle Mariners Voice, Hall-Of-Famer Dave Niehaus Dies
November 10, 2010 at 6:03 PM (PT)
DAVE NIEHAUS, the Hall of Fame voice of the SEATTLE MARINERS, died this afternoon at 75. The team said that NIEHAUS died of a heart attack at his home in BELLEVUE, WA.
NIEHAUS called MARINERS games from their inaugural season in 1977 through the 2010 season; he previously called CALIFORNIA ANGELS games in 1969-76 alongside DICK ENBERG and the late DON DRYSDALE, as well as LOS ANGELES RAMS football and UCLA football and basketball.
Extremely popular in the PACIFIC NORTHWEST, NIEHAUS was named to the Baseball Hall of Fame as the FORD C. FRICK Award honoree in 2008.