Central Michigan University's Dick Enberg returns home one last time

Long time broadcaster is honored by his Alma Mater all day long

Posted In: News, Local, State, National, Sports, Local Sports, National Sports,   By: Thomas Baird

18th November, 2016     0

MOUNT PLEASANT, MI - Dick Enberg with over 60 years in broadcasting in radio and television returned home to Central Michigan University this week to be honored again by the University.   Enberg a 1957 graduate of Central Michigan University who has remembered his roots many times over the years with many financial donations to the College. 

He spoke to a packed hall on Tuesday of students and faculty on his life and times at CMU.   Later in the evening he was honored at the Central Michigan football game at halftime and presented a varsity jacket.  One could see clearly that this moved Enberg.   Prior to the game Enberg was honored to lead the CMU Marching Band in the National Anthem. 

Enberg who got his start in broadcasting right here in Mount Pleasant radio then moved to the television arena for over 60 years.  The award winning broadcaster covered every major sport and worked literally for every television network during his long career.   His first love was baseball which he announced baseball at the Major League level for 60 years.  The Armada, Michigan native played baseball in High School and then even coached baseball at different levels during his early years in broadcasting.   It was quite a day for the broadcaster back at CMU and one could only remember his trademark line "Oh My."  


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