San Diego makes stadium hype video in bid to keep Chargers

The Chargers are one of three NFL teams rumored to be interested in moving to Los Angeles. However, their current city isn’t ready to give up on them quite yet. San Diego leaders have put together a video outlining a new proposed stadium for the Chargers in the Mission Valley part of the city. Local sportscaster Dick Enberg narrated the video, which also highlights some non...
Via NESN.com
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Orsillo To Succeed Enberg In San Diego Padre Booth

(Getty Images)It didn't take long for Don Orsillo to land a new gig. According to multiple reports, the soon-to-be-former Red Sox broadcaster will succeed the legendary Dick Enberg as the voice of the San Diego Padres. Orsillo, who has been on NESN since 2001, was summarily fired by the "network"—a move that was met with scorn from a large share of the team's fan base. Reportedly...
Via FenwayNation
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Don Orsillo to replace Dick Enberg in San Diego

It’s been an emotional month for Don Orsillo. Ever since news leaked in August that he will not return as the TV voice of the Boston Red Sox, he’s been dead man walking at Fenway Park. Red Sox fans who have grown accustomed to his announcing over the last 15 years on NESN have come out in droves asking the network to keep Orsillo. There are no less than nine petitions at Change...
Via Awful Announcing
September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

'Oh, my!' Enberg says 2016 will be final year in Padres booth

SAN DIEGO — Hall of Fame broadcaster Dick Enberg says 2016 will be his final season as the primary play-by-play television voice of the San Diego Padres. The 80-year-old Enberg made the announcement just before the Padres played the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night. He has been with the Padres since 2010. “In culminating 60 years of sports broadcasting, it has been a tremendous...
Via Associated Press
September 23, 2015  |  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

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 https://t.co/5vlDrc90h8...
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...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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