James Lofton & Alan Zinsmeister
Discuss the legacy of sports writer & broadcaster Brad Pye, Jr.
On July 5th, Los Angeles broadcasting pioneer Brad Pye, Jr. passed away, at the age of 89. Pye, Jr. was the first African-American sportscaster in Los Angeles, paving the way for the likes of both Bryant Gumbel & Jim Hill. He was a columnist for the LA Sentinel, and worked for several area radio stations, KDAY, KACE, KGFJ and KJLH. Upon his death, Lofton tweeted the following.