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Mariners broadcaster Dave Niehaus dies

Updated: November 11, 2010, 1:19 AM ET
Associated Press

SEATTLE -- For 34 seasons, Dave Niehaus narrated baseball in the Pacific Northwest.

The golden Midwestern tones and trademark "My oh my" and "It will fly away" tags of Seattle's first baseball icon were silenced Wednesday.

Niehaus, who called the first pitch in Mariners history and described more than three decades of occasionally good and mostly bad baseball, died Wednesday after suffering a heart attack at his suburban Bellevue home, according to his family. He was 75.

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