Lon Simmons

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Simmons KSFO advertisement, 1971.

Lonnie Alexander "Lon" Simmons (July 19, 1923 – April 5, 2015) was an American baseball and football broadcaster. He worked for the San Francisco Giants baseball team and the San Francisco 49ers football team. He also played for three minor league baseball teams after World War II.

Simmons was born in Vancouver, Washington and grew up in Burbank, California. At the time of his death, he was living in San Francisco. He had four daughters.

Simmons died on April 5, 2015 in Daly City, California, aged 91.[1]

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  1. "Former 49ers broadcaster Lon Simmons passes away". NBC. April 5, 2015. Retrieved April 17, 2015.