He is the most underrated play-by-play man in the Lower Queen Anne neighborhood.
His name is Dick Fain.
He used to be Softy’s sidekick on 950 KJR, until they gave him the axe, even though I wrote to program director Rich Moore and told him they needed to keep Dick around.
He is an assistant boys’ basketball coach at Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines.
He can make his voice climb three or four octaves when talking about Sue Bird.
Sometimes, he screams.
He is well-coiffed. He probably uses L.A. Looks on that scalp.
The second Google entry when you search for the term “dick fain” reveals a post from this website.
Continue reading The Legacy of Dick Fain
Just days after it was announced that he had been laid off by the station, Dick Fain was back on 950 KJR hosting his Saturday midday show, The Fourth Quarter.
Though it is still unclear as to what Fain’s role will be with Seattle’s all-sports radio station, Fain himself remarked on-air that he would be “shocked” if today’s show would be his last.
He went on to say that he had been talking with program director Rich Moore about remaining with KJR, perhaps in a limited capacity.
As we first reported earlier this week, Fain, along with producers Brian Lambert and Andy Bunker, were casualties of cutbacks when they were let go by the station on Tuesday.
A tough day at sports radio 950 KJR AM as two notable members of the staff were let go by the station.
According to a brief announcement made by Dave “Softy” Mahler, both Dick Fain and Brian “Freight Train” Lambert became casualties of the current economic state today after being laid off.
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