Lots of baseball radio soldiers gone in the last few years, another surprise.
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/htm..._75_voice.htmlThe Seattle sports community lost a legend this afternoon when Hall of Fame announcer Dave Niehaus died at age 75. A statement put out by the Mariners, quoting the Niehaus family, says he died of a heart attack.
Obviously, for so many fans in this area and now scattered across the country, Niehaus was the voice who introduced them to Major League Baseball. He was the voice of summer for legions of Mariners devotees. It was a voice that literally melted the winter snow away and came to represent the annual hope that each new season brings