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Dick Enberg

  • Birthplace: Mount Clemens, Michigan
  • Birthday: January 09
Date of passing: 
December 21, 2017

Obituary

Obituary: 

Dick Enberg was an American sportscaster.

Over the course of an approximately 60-year career, he provided play-by-play for various sports on numerous radio and television networks, including NBC (1975-1999), CBS (2000-2014), and ESPN (2004-2011), as well for individual teams, such as UCLA Bruins basketball, Los Angeles Rams, California Angels and San Diego Padres. He also announced or hosted the Tournament of Roses Parade for many years.

Dick Enberg was an American sportscaster.

Over the course of an approximately 60-year career, he provided play-by-play for various sports on numerous radio and television networks, including NBC (1975-1999), CBS (2000-2014), and ESPN (2004-2011), as well for individual teams, such as UCLA Bruins basketball, Los Angeles Rams, California Angels and San Diego Padres. He also announced or hosted the Tournament of Roses Parade for many years.

In addition to his career in sports broadcasting, Enberg hosted four game shows: The Perfect Match in 1967, Baffle on NBC from 1973 through 1974, Three for the Money on NBC in 1975, and Sports Challenge, which aired in syndication from 1971-79. He retired from broadcasting in 2016.

Enberg died December 21, 2017, in La Jolla, California. He was 82.

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Dick Enberg

Dick Enberg

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

1 Nomination No Emmys

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