Dick Callahan Biography – Dick Callahan Wiki
Dick Callahan was the voice of the Oakland Coliseum as the A’s announcer. Callahan was the voice of the A’s for 15 seasons and more than 1,000 games at the Coliseum, starting in 2007. He threw the first pitch on his 1,000th game as an announcer for the A’s before the Major League Baseball game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Oakland Athletics at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on May 7, 2019, in Oakland, CA. He succeeded Roy Steele — otherwise known as the “Voice of God” — after his retirement. Steele died on May 28, 2020, at the age of 87. Callahan sat out the 2020 season after a health scare.
He has previously served as arena/stadium voice for the Golden State Warriors, as well as California Golden Bears football and various sports at Saint Mary’s College of California, where he attended college.
Dick Callahan Age
Dick Callahan died on January 29, 2021.
Dick Callahan Death
Dick Callahan passed away on January 29, 2021, the Oakland A’s announced. The Oakland A’s said in a statement: “The Oakland A’s are heartbroken to learn that Dick Callahan passed away this morning. He It his warm and welcoming voice to the Oakland faithful as our public address announcer for 15 seasons and more than 1,000 games at the Oakland Coliseum. We have lost a beloved member of our family who was a great friend to all who knew him. His passion and love for the A’s was like no other and his impact will never be forgotten. We extend our condolences to Dick’s family and friends during this time.”
Rick Welts, Golden State Warriors President & Chief Operating Officer, tweeted: “We extend our thoughts and prayers to the family of Dick Callahan, our former @warriors PA announcer who passed away yesterday. Dick was both terrific and unique at his craft. RIP.”
Dick Callahan Cause of Death
Dick Callahan’s cause of death was not revealed.