In July, Enberg received the National Baseball Hall of Fame's 2015 Ford C. Frick Award for broadcasting excellence, making him one of only two individuals to have earned entry into each of the Baseball, Football (Rozelle Award) and Basketball (Gowdy Award) Halls of Fame.
"Inarguably, Dick is the greatest storyteller the sports world has ever known, and we have been fortunate to have heard his legendary voice and signature calls on our Padres telecasts since 2010," said Padres President and CEO Mike Dee. "We look forward to his return in 2016, and know that after seven seasons in the booth at Petco Park, Dick will forever be part of the Padres family."
Renowned as one of the greatest sports broadcasters of all time, Enberg worked for CBS Sports for 11 years prior to joining the Padres, most recently serving as a play-by-play voice for the network's coverage of the NFL, college basketball and the U.S. Open Tennis Championship. He also contributed to coverage of the Masters® and PGA Championship broadcasts on CBS Sports.
Prior to CBS, Enberg spent 25 years at NBC Sports, covering countless major events, including the memorable 1979 Michigan St.-Indiana St. game. He began his full-time broadcasting career in 1965 in Los Angeles as the radio and television voice of the California Angels, UCLA basketball and the Los Angeles Rams, and was named California Sportscaster of the Year on four occasions.
Enberg also has been inducted into the National Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame and the National Sportscaster and Sportswriters Hall of Fame, as well as the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame. The many accolades Enberg has received for his work include 14 Emmy awards, nine Sportscaster of the Year awards, the Ronald Reagan Media Award and the Victor Award, recognizing the top sportscaster of the past 40 years.
Enberg holds the distinction of being the only person to win National Emmy awards as a sportscaster, a writer and a producer, and in 2000, he received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Emmy award. In February 1998, he became just the fourth sportscaster to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.