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Baseball Hall of Fame 2015

Sunday, July 26, the day that the 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame class was inducted.  This included Dick Enberg winning the Ford C. Frick award for outstanding broadcasting in baseball, and Tom Gage for winning the Spink award for outstanding baseball writing in a year where he lost his long-time job on the Detroit Tigers beat.  Those are amazing accomplishments, but I’m sure most...
Via World Series Dreaming
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oh, my! Dick Enberg feted in Cooperstown with writer Gage

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) The Ford C. Frick Award for broadcasters was presented on Saturday to Dick Enberg and Tom Gage received the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for writers in a ceremony at Doubleday Field. Enberg, a national voice for multiple sports on both NBC and CBS, has spent nearly 20 years calling big league games. He started his speech with his signature call, ''Oh, my!'' Gage...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Buzz: Enberg hits the Hall of Fame and Hedges raps

In case you didn't know, Padres broadcaster Dick Enberg is this year's recipient of the Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in broadcasting and he's in Cooperstown this weekend for his induction into baseball's Hall of Fame. FOX Sports San Diego will be right by his side all weekend, with all the sights and sounds to be on display in Spotlight: Enberg in Cooperstown set to air on...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dick Enberg Honored With the Ford C. Frick Award

It probably won’t happen this way, but when Dick Enberg is introduced at the Hall of Fame as the 39th winner of the Ford C. Frick Award, the deejay should replay Curt Gowdy’s opening line from the baseball portion of “The Naked Gun”: “Hello! l’m Curt Gowdy, along with Jim Palmer, Tim McCarver, Dick Vitale, […]
Via Fangraphs
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Dick Enberg wins 2015 Ford C. Frick Award

The yearly winner of baseball’s Ford C. Frick Award, given to a broadcaster who has made major contributions to baseball, was announced on Wednesday, and the winner is a very familiar name to sports fans – current San Diego Padres play by play broadcaster Dick Enberg. Legendary broadcaster Dick Enberg of the @Padres wins @BaseballHall's Ford C. Frick Award for broadcasting excellence...
Via Awful Announcing
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres coach uses rear end as protection from foul ball (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.San Diego Padres third base coach Glenn Hoffman was forced to turn his back and use his rear end to protect himself from a foul ball during Tuesday night's game against Arizona.In the bottom of the fifth, Padres batter Yangervis Solarte hit the foul grounder in Hoffman's direction. Hoffman was alert, but didn't have a lot of time to make a move...
Via Holdout Sports
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Dick Enberg will call one last US Open tennis match

CBS Sports airs their final US Open tennis tournament this month before handing over the entire major championship to ESPN.  As part of the coverage, the network will look back at some of the tournament’s greatest moments while also welcoming a broadcast legend back to the booth for one last match. Legendary announcer and current voice of the San Diego Padres, 79 year old Dick...
Via Awful Announcing
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The Haps – 7/10: World Cup Fan Earns Modeling Contract, Extended Trailer For ‘Sharknado 2′

What’s The Haps for July 10th? It pays to be hot, Cleveland fans making t-shirts to entice LeBron, Dick Enberg jumps the gun, a new Sharknado trailer, and more. The Links - World Cup fan scores modeling contract Well, she is dope… LeBron’s “FOR6IVEN” tees now on sale in Cleveland Sports are weird. Dick Enberg [&hellip No visits yet The post The Haps – 7/10: World...
Via No Coast Bias
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Dick Enberg terribly blows call on triple off the wall

Dick Enberg is a broadcasting legend, and his work as San Diego Padres play by play commentator has largely been great, and refreshing in a world where tired cliches and silly gimmicks have become the norm. But on Monday night in Colorado, Enberg terribly botched this call on a Chase Headley triple, thinking it was a home run. Call of the decade by Enberg. #Padres
Via Awful Announcing
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Mark Grant dancebombs Dick Enberg

I was tempted to title this “Mark Grant dances behind Dick Enberg AND YOU WON’T BELIEVE WHAT HAPPENS NEXT!” but that would have just been obnoxious, wouldn’t it? Padres analyst Mark Grant is known for his fun loving antics and his combination with veteran broadcaster Dick Enberg is stuff that the Odd Couple could only dream of.  Our latest example comes during a game last...
Via Awful Announcing
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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