Dave Niehaus http://www.kplu.org en After Niehaus: How do you replace a legend? http://www.kplu.org/post/after-niehaus-how-do-you-replace-legend <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-948576.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-948576.mp3</a></p><p>The sudden death of Mariners' Hall of Fame broadcaster Dave Niehaus last November&nbsp;left a huge&nbsp;void in the team's&nbsp;radio booth.&nbsp;It's a void that will be evident this weekend as <a href="http://seattle.mariners.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20110120&amp;content_id=16470698&amp;vkey=news_sea&amp;c_id=sea">fans flock to Safeco Field for Mariners FanFest </a>- the annual meet-and-greet with players and team personnel.</p><p>Since there is no&nbsp;<strong>one voice</strong> that can replace&nbsp;Niehaus, the&nbsp;Mariners&nbsp;have decided to&nbsp;use <strong>five</strong> this season.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 28 Jan 2011 21:06:33 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 657 at http://www.kplu.org After Niehaus: How do you replace a legend? Top five Seattle sports stories of 2010 http://www.kplu.org/post/top-five-seattle-sports-stories-2010 <p>What would you say was the top Seattle sports story of 2010?&nbsp;&nbsp; Sports commentator Art Thiel has come up with his top five, and he shared them with KPLU’s Kirsten Kendrick.</p><p> Fri, 31 Dec 2010 09:30:21 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 439 at http://www.kplu.org Top five Seattle sports stories of 2010 Dave Niehaus 'life celebration' Saturday at Safeco Field http://www.kplu.org/post/dave-niehaus-life-celebration-saturday-safeco-field <p>The Seattle Mariners will hold a “Public Celebration of Life” for late broadcaster Dave Niehaus tomorrow.&nbsp; Scheduled start is just after&nbsp;1 p.m. Saturday at Safeco Field.&nbsp;</p><p>Family, players and close associates will pay tribute to Niehaus, the only play-by-play announcer the team has ever had.&nbsp; He died of a heart attack last month at the age of 75.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 10 Dec 2010 19:45:53 +0000 KPLU News Staff 341 at http://www.kplu.org Dave Niehaus 'life celebration' Saturday at Safeco Field Friends and strangers mourn death of Dave Niehaus http://www.kplu.org/post/friends-and-strangers-mourn-death-dave-niehaus <p>“I have never been so sad to lose someone I never met.”&nbsp; The words of one Mariner fan on Facebook at a memorial page for the team’s radio announcer Dave Niehaus.&nbsp; His death this week from a heart attack has affected a lot of people in the Pacific Northwest in the same way.&nbsp; Fri, 12 Nov 2010 19:08:53 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 139 at http://www.kplu.org Friends and strangers mourn death of Dave Niehaus Dave Niehaus dies, voice of the Seattle Mariners http://www.kplu.org/post/dave-niehaus-dies-voice-seattle-mariners <p><span class="article-content"><span>Seattle Mariners broadcaster Dave Niehaus, who became the living embodiment of the franchise in his 34 years behind the microphone, has died. Niehaus passed away after suffering a heart attack at his Bellevue home on Wednesday, according to his family. He was 75 years old.</span></span><span class="article-content"><span> </span></span></p> Thu, 11 Nov 2010 14:31:40 +0000 Gary Davis 120 at http://www.kplu.org Dave Niehaus dies, voice of the Seattle Mariners