baseball http://www.kplu.org en 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 M's pitcher Felix Hernandez named American League's best http://www.kplu.org/post/ms-pitcher-felix-hernandez-named-american-leagues-best <p>The Mariners' Felix Hernandez has won his first Cy Young Award.&nbsp; He was recognized Thursday as the American League’s best pitcher for the 2010 season.&nbsp; Sports commentator Art Thiel talked with KPLU’s Kirsten Kendrick about Felix’s honor in this week’s installment of <em>Sports with Art Thiel.&nbsp; Thu, 18 Nov 2010 19:46:37 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 175 at http://www.kplu.org M's pitcher Felix Hernandez named American League's best Mariners' Felix Hernandez wins first Cy Young award http://www.kplu.org/post/mariners-felix-hernandez-wins-first-cy-young-award <p>After falling just short of the honor last year, Mariners pitching ace Felix Hernandez has won his first American League Cy Young Award.&nbsp; The announcement was made this morning.&nbsp; Thu, 18 Nov 2010 19:12:11 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 173 at http://www.kplu.org Mariners' Felix Hernandez wins first Cy Young award 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