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Dave Niehaus
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    (February 19, 1935-November 10, 2010)
    Born in Princeton, Indiana
    Resided in Bellevue, Washington
    Attended Indiana University (Bloomington)
    Play-by-play announcer for the California Angels (1969-1976) and the Seattle Mariners (1977-2010)
    Also broadcasted games for the Los Angeles Rams (1968-1972) and UCLA football and basketball (1973-1976)
    Won the Ford C. Frick Award (2008)
    Signature phrases made in Seattle include 'My, Oh My!', 'Get out the rye bread and mustard, Grandma, it is grand salami time!', and 'It will fly Away!'
    Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame (2008) and the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame (2000)
    Died of a heart attack at age 75
    He smoked until 1996, when he developed several heart problems.
    His 'My, Oh My!' phrase was similar to Dick Enberg's phrase 'Oh, My!'
    His final game play call was Ichiro Suzuki's flyout in the last game of the 2010 season.
    He saw many of the Mariners' losing seasons.
    He started his sportscasting career in the Armed Forces Network.
    His announcing voice was used in the Nintendo 64 video game 'Ken Griffey Jr.'s Slugfest.'
    Into his 70's, he called over 5,000 Mariner games and was the last active original employee of the team.
    He was beloved in Seattle.
    He tossed the ceremonial first pitch before Safeco Field's inaugural game (July 15, 1999).
    His most well-known calls include the 1995 AL West tie-breaker game and Edgar Martinez's 'The Double' in Game 5 of the 1995 ALDS.
    He gave out notable nicknames such as 'A-Rod' for Alex Rodriguez and 'The Kid' for Ken Griffey Jr.
    He made the Mariners interesting.

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