DETROIT – Detroit Tigers public address announcer Jay Allen has passed away after a battle with cancer.
Jay Allen, who became the PA announcer in 2019, was diagnosed with stage 4 bile duct cancer during a recent annual physical.
The Facebook page following his journey posted the sad news on Friday morning:
Club statement on the passing of public address announcer Jay Allen pic.twitter.com/q14wsyL3tX— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) January 24, 2020
We talked to Allen last summer after his diagnosis. Watch the interview below: