La Jolla's Dick Enberg gets Padres TV announcing job

La Jollan Dick Enberg will be the Padres' television play-by-play announcer, Padres Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer Jeff Moorad said Thursday.

Enberg is expected to join the Padres in Spring Training this February and will call action for the majority of regular-season games on Cox-owned Channel 4 San Diego while continuing his tennis coverage of Wimbledon and the U.S. Open.

"Dick is a legendary figure in sports and we're honored to have him as the newest member of the Padres," said Moorad. "He is also a long-time San Diegan and dedicated follower of Padres baseball, making this even more special for all Padres fans."

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