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Longtime Padres Announcer Jerry Coleman Dies.

 
Longtime Padres Announcer Jerry Coleman Dies.
Posted January 5th, 2014 @ 4:02pm

Jerry Coleman, longtime announcer for the San Diego Padres, died Sunday. He was 89.

The Padres sent out a release saying, "We are deeply saddened to announce that Jerry Coleman passed away today. We mourn the loss of an American hero and a great man."

Coleman was the beloved announcer for the team for 33 years. 

The team also announced it would keep the Jerry Coleman statue at Petco Park open until 11:30p for fans who want to pay their respects to Coleman.

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