During Dave's Major League broadcast career, he's been behind the mic for 14 no hitters, including three perfect games. He also had the opportunity to call the 3000th hits for Willie Mays and Tony Gwynn, also Pete Rose's 1,500th, 3000th and 4,000th hits. He called record breaking strikeouts by Nolan Ryan and Steve Carlton. When Andre Dawson hit two home runs in one inning, twice, Dave was behind the microphone. Other career highlights include the Marlins exciting 2003 season, capped by the World Series Championship.
During his years spent in Virginia, he broadcast football, basketball and baseball, becoming a two-time winner of the Virginia Sportscaster of the Year Award.
In 1996, he was honored with the Jack Graney Award, presented by the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame for contributions to baseball through broadcasting.
Dave was also the recipient in 2011 of the Career Achievement Award from Sports Media Canada.
In June 2012, he was inducted into the Wilson High School Hall of Fame in his hometown of Easton, PA.
He received the Sonny Hirsch Excellence in Sports Broadcasting Award in March 2013 at the Eric Reid and Tony Fiorentino charity dinner in Miami.
Dave was inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in June 2014 in ceremonies in St. Mary's, Ontario.
His broadcast partners over the years have included Don Drysdale, Pee Wee Reese, Duke Snider, Tom Cheek, Buck Martinez, Ken Singleton, Gary Carter, Tommy Hutton and Jon Sciambi. His current partner on Marlins Radio broadcasts is Glenn Geffner.
Dave was born and raised in Easton Pennsylvania. He has been a resident of South Florida since 1982 and currently lives in Palm Beach Gardens with his wife Josee and their daughter Madison, a student at the University of Tampa. He also has 5 sons and many wonderful grandchildren.