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Friday, April 15, 2011 - Page updated at 12:30 p.m.

Remembering Dave Niehaus: 1935-2010

Dave Niehaus, the legendary and beloved voice of the Mariners from their inception in 1977 through the final game of the 2010 season, died Nov. 10, 2010. Niehaus, who received the Ford Frick Award at the Hall of Fame induction ceremony in 2008, was 75.

Niehaus' catchphrases became buzzwords for generations of Seattle baseball fans. Scroll down for a collection of favorite memories from Times sports writers, former players, fellow broadcasters and fans.


DEAN RUTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Mariners broadcaster Dave Niehaus was honored on opening day of the 2007 season at Safeco Field.

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The news of Dave Niehaus' death quickly inspired fans to share stories and memories on Twitter. Here are some seattletimes.com staff picks paired with photos.


BETTY UDESEN / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Dave Niehaus calls the action during a spring-training game in April 1986.

Dave Niehaus was to M's fans as Jack Buck was to Cards fans..Buck had #thatsawinner and Niehaus had #myohmy..they are hard to replaceless than a minute ago via Mobile Web


ELAINE THOMPSON / AP

Dave Niehaus introduces Ken Griffey Jr. to the crowd at a ceremonial groundbreaking event for Safeco Field in March 1997.

Everyone says the #Mariners and Safeco Field wouldn't exist without Ken Griffey, Jr.; I think the same could be said for Dave Niehaus.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck


ROD MAR / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Mariners broadcaster Dave Niehaus rubs his eyes after learning he will throw out the ceremonial first pitch on Opening Night at Safeco Field on July 15, 1999.

I used to call my own wiffle ball jacks in the yard with "Fly, Fly Away." I miss you already, Dave Niehaus. #Marinersless than a minute ago via web


JOHN LOK / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Dave Niehaus gets ready in his broadcast booth at Safeco Field before an afternoon game in 2009.

No mustard, Grandma / The rye bread stays on the shelf / Dave Niehaus has died. #haikuless than a minute ago via Brizzly


MARK HARRISON / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Seattle Mariners broadcaster Dave Niehaus raises his arms to acknowledge the standing ovation he received from the crowd.

Seattle may as well lost the Space Needle today. Dave Niehaus is a Seattle ICON-a true fixture in the PNW and will be missed by all.less than a minute ago via web

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