Sports Broadcasters and Writers
Voice of Midget Auto Racing and Wrestling
J Michael Kenyon
J Michael Kenyon Show
KLAY Radio 1990-1992
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.
”How About that, Giants Fans!”
Voice of the Tacoma Giants and Cubs
”Two Out, Two On, Two In—the Deuces Prevail”
Voice of the Tacoma Tigers
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.