SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 29: San Diego Padres announcer Dick Enberg talks to the crowd during a ceremony held before a baseball game between the San Diego Padres and the Los Angeles Dodgers at PETCO Park on September 29, 2016 in San Diego, California. The Padres held the pre-game ceremony to honor Enberg's last home game as the team's primary play-by-play man for television broadcasts. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

The sports world is in mourning as a legendary broadcaster passes away at age 82


Legendary broadcaster Dick Enberg has passed away at the age of 82 as confirmed by his wife and daughter. He called several sports for several different networks including CBS, ESPN and NBC. He was one of the greatest play-by-play men and studio hosts to ever walk on this earth. The sports world is in mourning as everyone sent out their condolences and shared fond memories of him.

Enberg is one of two broadcasters in the Baseball, Pro Football and Naismith Hall of Fames. He was the play-by-play man for NCAA Basketball on NBC as well as the NFL on NBC, NBA on NBC and MLB on NBC. He would also go on to call college basketball for CBS and covered the Masters as well as pretty much every major sporting event out there.

He won 13 Sports Emmys including a lifetime achievement award, has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and UCLA named its media center in Pauley Pavilion after him. He was the voice of UCLA basketball for many years during the John Wooden era.