This has just come across the wire, but legendary and Ford C. Frick winner Dave Niehaus has passed away today.

Niehaus was the voice of the Seattle Mariners since their inception in 1977. He is famous for numerous catch phrases such as “My, oh, my!” “Fly, fly away” and “Break out the rye bread and the mustard, grandma! It’s grand salami time!”

Dave Niehaus was one of the great voices in Seattle sports and it truly a shame that he never saw the Mariners bring home a world championship.

Dave Niehaus will never be able to be replaced as the voice of the Mariners, and right now I know everyone in Seattle and who supported the Mariners and listened to Dave call a game is deeply saddened.

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