Dick Enberg Collection,   1935, 2016
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Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection includes papers, photographs, and artifacts, which are organized by format, size, title, and chronologically. Except for some of his photographs, Baby Book, and a student paper, all of the other materials in the collection were generated by his career. Among these are correspondence, photographs, awards, essays, play-by-play statistics and notes, broadcast related notes and statistics. Artifacts in the collection include: pins and identity cards, a plaque, a baseball, a towel, and a blazer. Particularly unusual to other manuscript collections are his oversized Basketball Broadcast Boards, 1992-1994, and undated, and Football Broadcast Boards, 1980-1996, and undated. These contain a wealth of information about the player’s personal and professional lives and dreams, and other broadcast related notes and essays, demonstrating his vast accumulation and knowledge of the athletes and sports. A 2016 addition includes a CD of a video essay on baseball written by Dick to celebrate his 60 years as a sportscaster. The video includes black and white and color footage of various players and games over decades. He wrote it. The video was created by Fox Sports San Diego.

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