SAN DIEGO — Dick Enberg spent many Midwestern nights and Saturday afternoons listening to baseball and football broadcasts on the radio. As soon as he could, he got behind a microphone himself.
It was a vastly different era, one that helped shape a distinguished broadcasting career that spanned six decades and included covering pretty much every big sporting event there is.
Enberg, 81, is down to his final few innings in the booth. It's up to the San Diego Padres to do something this weekend that will evoke an "Oh my!" or "Touch 'em all!" call from Enberg, who will retire after Sunday's game at Arizona.
Enberg will step away from the microphone for...