Name: Jim McKay
DOB: 9/24/1921
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pa.
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
High School: Loyola High School (Townson, Md.)
College: Loyola College
Personal: Moved to Baltimore when he was 13...Entered the Navy as an officer during World War II and captained a minesweeper escorting convoys from Trinidad to Brazil...Worked as a police reporter for the Baltimore Evening Sun before being shifted to the newspaper’s television station as a broadcaster, writer and producer...Worked briefly as a weatherman, public affairs moderator and game show host...Was the first American network sports commentator to visit mainland China...Wrote two books, “My Wide World” in 1973 and “The Real McKay” in 1998...Father to two children, Sean and Mary.