Lon Simmons

560/KSFO Bio Sheet

Lon Simmons KSFO Profile (Image)

This document, issued in 1978 by 560/KSFO — owned at the time by Gene Autry’s Golden West Broadcasters — was included in the station’s promotional and marketing package, along with similar sheets for the other members of the air staff and news team.

Lon Simmons received the Ford C. Frick Award from the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004 and was inducted into the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame in 2006 with the first class to be honored. He died in April 2015 at the age of 91.

SOURCE: Bay Area Radio Museum Collection.



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