Sports community mourns loss of legendary broadcaster Dick Enberg

Posted at 9:39 AM, Dec 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-22 22:17:21-05

(KGTV) - The sports community is mourning the death of legendary broadcaster and former San Diego Padres announcer Dick Enberg.

Enberg died Thursday at his home in La Jolla. He was 82-year-old.

The man with the iconic voice most recently served as the voice of the Padres before retiring at the end of the 2016 season. His trademark cries of "Oh my!" and "Touch 'em all!" were commonplace at Petco Park since 2009.

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Friday, news of his passing quickly spread across the internet and the sports community mourned the loss of the brilliant play-by-play caller.

Enberg's career spanned baseball, pro and college football, college basketball, golf, and more. His craft was remembered by athletes who recalled his famous voice.

The Padres released a statement shortly after Enberg's death expressing their condolences.

The MLB Network remembered Enberg in a touching video tribute looking back at his career and dedication to sports.