We will surely miss DIck Enberg, a 60-year sports broadcaster extraordinaire and class act who said in his later years that when he didn’t know what to say, he simply said “Ohhh Myyy.” RIP. pic.twitter.com/iMeyTCpH7d
— Steve Goldberg (@SGoldbergVR) December 22, 2017
Legendary sports broadcaster Dick Enberg has passed away. He was 82-years-old. Throughout his 60 year career, the Hall of Fame broadcaster has worked at NBC, CBS, and ESPN. Enberg has also covered major sporting such as Wimbledon and the Super Bowl.
His family became concerned when he didn’t arrive on his flight to Boston on Thursday. Enberg was later found dead at his home in San Diego, his family believes he had a heart attack.
Sean McManus, chairman of CBS Sports released a statement on Dick Enberg’s passing:
“All of us at CBS Sports are saddened to hear of the passing of our friend and colleague Dick Enberg. There will never be another Dick Enberg. As the voice of a generation of fans, Dick was a masterful storyteller, a consummate professional and a true gentleman. He was one of the true legends of our business. His passion, energy and love for the game will surely be missed. Our deepest sympathies go out to Barbara and his entire family.”
Enberg would have been 83 on Jan. 9. He leaves behind his wife, five children and three grandchildren.