Sports Broadcasters and Writers


Mason Halligan
Voice of Midget Auto Racing and Wrestling
1946
J Michael Kenyon
J Michael Kenyon Show
KLAY Radio 1990-1992

Jerry Geehan
The dean of sports broadcasters in our community, Jerry was the first announcer for the Tacoma Tigers of the Western International League in 1937 and was instrumental in the broadcasting careers of Clay Huntington, Doug McArthur, and Don Hill.


Don Hill

”How About that, Giants Fans!”

Voice of the Tacoma Giants and Cubs
1960-1971


Clay Huntington
”Two Out, Two On, Two In—the Deuces Prevail”
Voice of the Tacoma Tigers
1946-51
Clay Huntington was a Tacoma sports broadcaster (high school, college, and professional sports) for more than 40 years. He was perhaps best known as the voice of the Tacoma Tigers of the Western International League from 1946-51.He also did the color commentary for the Tacoma Rockets hockey club in the late ’40s and early ’50s. Clay also was a sportswriter for the Tacoma Times. He was one of the founders of the Tacoma Athletic Commission and a two-time President.

He initiated the Tacoma-Pierce County Sports Hall of Fame in 1957 and the State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame in 1960.

Clay was also one of the key figures instrumental in bringing Pacific Coast League baseball back to Tacoma in 1960.


Bob Robertson
Voice of the Tacoma Tigers and Rainiers


Jerry Howarth
Tacoma Twins baseball broadcaster from 1973-75
Jerry is the only broadcaster from Tacoma to make it to the major leagues where he is currently the voice of the Toronto Blue Jays.