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Tom Hammond, 1982

Posted on August 10, 2015 | in Uncategorized | by
Television sportscaster Tom Hammond coaching a Babe Ruth League baseball team of kids ages 13-15, July 12, 1982 in Lexington. Hammond, a Lexington native, started his broadcasting career at radio station WVLK. He became sports director for television station WLEX-18 and was the play-by-play announcer for Southeastern Conference basketball games for over 20 years. Since 1984 he has covered various events on television for NBC Sports such as horse racing, the Olympics, basketball and football. Photo by David Perry | staff

Television sportscaster Tom Hammond coached a Babe Ruth League baseball team of kids ages 13-15 on July 12, 1982, in Lexington. Hammond, a Lexington native, started his broadcasting career at radio station WVLK. He became sports director for TV station WLEX-18 and was the play-by-play announcer for Southeastern Conference basketball games for more than 20 years. Since 1984, he has covered various events on television for NBC Sports including horse racing, the Olympics, basketball and football.  Photo by David Perry | Staff

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