John McAdams

Public Address Announcer
Born May 3, 1941

John McAdams public address announcer for Philadelphia Big 5 college basketball at the Palestra from the 1981-82 season to the 2004-05 season. He also did public address for Wilmington, DE Blue Rocks minor league baseball (Class A Kansas City Royals). Known for his smooth, easy delivery.… Read More

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1941 Birth Born in 1941.


1992 51 Years Old He was the PA Announcer for the Duke-Kentucky NCAA East Region Final in 1992 at the Spectrum when Duke's Christian Laettner beat Kentucky with his famous buzzer-beater jump shot.


2005 64 Years Old 1 More Event
He was also the PA announcer for the 2005 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship. … Read More
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