South announces retirement following 2020 baseball season

Dave South, an icon in Aggie athletics, announced 2020 will be his final season calling Texas A&M Baseball games on the radio.

Dave South statement:

Aggie family, 2020 marks my 50th season of collegiate broadcasting, 33 of which has been with Texas A&M baseball. 2020 will also be the year of my 75th birthday.

When I retired from Aggie football and basketball following the 2017-2018 school year Andrew Wheeler with Learfield-IMG College said I could continue to do the play by play for Texas A&M baseball as long as I wish and that offer still stands tonight.

Through discussions with my wife Leanne and a lot of prayer, the two of us have agreed that this will be my last year to call the Aggie baseball games.

The first person I told was head coach Rob Childress and he said he would support any decision that I made. Rob Childress and former head coach Mark Johnson have been and will always be two of my closest friends.

This will be the only time I mention this retirement until our final…

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