John MacLean (sportscaster)

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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]