On Saturday, September 16, Chiefs Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt announced that the club would name the television broadcast booth inside Arrowhead Stadium in honor of Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Len Dawson. Listen on Monday, October 30, 2017 at 5 p.m. for the dedication event to officially unveil of the Len Dawson Television Broadcast Booth. It will feature comments from Dawson, Hunt and Voice of the Chiefs Mitch Holthus.
“Len Dawson is a Kansas City icon and few people have transformed the Chiefs franchise and the city of Kansas City the way that Len has,” Hunt said at the time of the announcement. “For his outstanding contributions as a broadcaster, we are thrilled to recognize his career accomplishments by dedicating the Len Dawson Television Broadcast Booth.”
Dawson began his legendary broadcasting career in 1966 while still playing quarterback for the Chiefs. Following his retirement from professional football in 1975, Dawson held a number of broadcast roles on radio and television both locally and nationally.
For his contributions to broadcasting, Dawson was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame as the recipient of the Hall’s Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award in 2012. He was only the third individual in history to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as both a player and a broadcaster, joining Dan Dierdorf and Frank Gifford.