Former Sports Director, and the original voice of Oriole Sports, announcer Rod Beckman has passed away. Beckman was 69. Spending most of his 40 year radio career at WKLA, Beckman joined the WMOM team in 2012 to guide our sports broadcasts and announce the 2012/2013 basketball season.
In September, The Rod Beckman Cancer Charity Golf Class fundraiser raised more than $70.000 for the battle against Cancer. Mr. Beckman will be missed by all of his Fans, the Community and his wife Tracey. Family asks that Memorial donations be made to: Lakeshore Food Club and Optimist Childhood Cancer Campaign. In addition, Rod and Traci encourage everyone to consider becoming a registered organ donor.