Longtime voice of the Diamondbacks Greg Schulte signs off for final time at Chase Field

Nov 2, 2023, 1:14 PM | Updated: 1:18 pm

Nothing like putting off retirement for a few weeks, huh?

Greg Schulte, the voice of the Arizona Diamondbacks since the team’s 1998 inaugural season, had set to retire at the end of the D-backs’ season. However, that extended a little —  or a lot — longer than some anticipated, as the club went on an exciting run to Game 5 of the World Series and played the maximum number of games at Chase Field.

Prior to the final series of the regular season, the club had surprised the team’s longtime announcer by dedicating the radio booth to him. He called nearly 4,000 Diamondbacks’ regular-season and postseason games in his illustrious career in the Valley.

“You think about the number of homes he’s been in, the number of cars, there are people in their 20s, 30s, 40s who have never known another voice,” team president and CEO Derrick Hall said on Sept. 29 of Schulte. “What you’ve done for us, the impact you’ve made on the organization and on the game, you belong in the Hall of Fame, you’re definitely a Hall of Famer to us.”


Comment guidelines: No name-calling, personal attacks, profanity, or insults. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate comments by reporting abuse.
comments powered by Disqus

Arizona Diamondbacks

The Arizona Diamondbacks celebrate winning Game Seven of the Championship Series against the Philad...

Dan Bickley

Diamondbacks’ young guns ready to apply invaluable postseason experience

For a young and blossoming team like the Diamondbacks, the value of a second-place finish can be impossible to quantify.

2 hours ago

Merrill Kelly...

Kevin Zimmerman

Merrill Kelly more focused on Diamondbacks, pitch variety this spring

Merrill Kelly naturally has a more focused perspective during this spring training compared to last with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

13 hours ago

Eduardo Rodriguez...

Alex Weiner

Diamondbacks’ Eduardo Rodriguez breaks down 1st start: ‘That’s what we’re in spring training for’

Eduardo Rodriguez broke down what evaluates as a successful spring training outing after poor results in his D-backs debut.

1 day ago

Cristian Mena...

Alex Weiner

Diamondbacks prospect Cristian Mena focused on what he can control after offseason trade

Cristian Mena is adapting and impressing in his first spring training camp with the Arizona Diamondbacks after an offseason trade.

1 day ago

Blake Walston...

Alex Weiner

Diamondbacks’ Blake Walston highlights consistency after spring training debut

Diamondbacks prospect Blake Walston laid out his goals for consistency in 2024 after his spring training debut against the Athletics.

2 days ago

Stephen Vogt...

Alex Weiner

Former Diamondbacks C Stephen Vogt’s rise to manager not a surprise in Arizona

Stephen Vogt knew he wanted to became a major league manager ahead of his Arizona Diamondbacks tenure in 2020-21. 

2 days ago

Longtime voice of the Diamondbacks Greg Schulte signs off for final time at Chase Field