Hall of Fame Giants broadcaster Lon Simmons dies at 91

April 6, 2015 12:32 AM

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Lon Simmons, a Hall of Fame broadcaster whose career spanned five decades calling San Francisco Giants, Oakland Athletics and 49ers games, died Sunday. He was 91.

The Giants announced that Simmons had died "peacefully," saying, "The Giants family and Bay Area sports community lost a true gentleman."

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