John F. MacLean (March 9, 1921 in Lynn, Massachusetts – September 13, 1973 in Baltimore, Maryland[1]) was a Major League Baseball announcer for the Washington Senators from 1961–1968 and the Boston Red Sox in 1972. He left the Red Sox radio broadcast crew in June 1972 due to illness. He died on September 13, 1973 following open-heart surgery.[2]


  1. ^ "The Baseball Guru - ANNOUNCERS REGISTER by Bill Burgess".
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