Longtime Triple-A Salt Lake Bees broadcaster Steve Klauke tragically died at 69 after being hit by a car in Sandy, Utah, shocking the Angels organization.

By the Numbers
  • Steve Klauke called exactly 4,181 games during his 29 seasons as the primary play-by-play broadcaster for the Triple-A Salt Lake Bees.
Yes, But

While Steve Klauke was a beloved figure with a legendary status in Utah, he never became a full-time Major League announcer despite filling in for short stints with the Blue Jays and the Angels.

State of Play
  • Steve Klauke's untimely death has deeply affected the Angels organization and the Salt Lake Bees community.
  • Many current Angels players previously played with the Bees, where Klauke was a constant figure for almost three decades.
What's Next

The Salt Lake Bees and the Angels organization will likely honor Steve Klauke's memory and legacy in future games and events.

Bottom Line

Steve Klauke's passing leaves a significant void in the baseball broadcasting community, with his storytelling, professionalism, and dedication making him a true legend in Utah.