The voice of the Seattle Mariners, Hall of Fame broadcaster Dave Niehaus died today at the age of 75 (article). The legendary man was the Mariners’ broadcaster since their first season. He is best known for his catch phrases “Fly, fly away,” and “My oh My!”
For many Mariners fan, no matter how bad the game was (and there were a lot), Niehaus always made the game enjoyable for his great calls, great stories, and fascinating insights. Players and managers came and went, but through good seasons and bad, Niehaus was the one constant bright spot for Mariners’ fan. Players and fans loved him. He was an amazing sportscaster, an incredible man, and he will be greatly missed.
Get out the rye bread and mustard, Grandma, it is grand salami time!