Sean McAdam (journalist)

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Sean McAdam was a sports writer for,, and the Boston Herald and a former writer for The Providence Journal and He is a beat writer for the Boston Red Sox, as well as a radio and television analyst and commentator in the Boston area.

Following his graduation from Providence College in 1981, McAdam spent four years covering sports at WEAN, a Rhode Island radio talk station[1] before joining the Journal as a reporter. After 23 years with The Journal, with most of that tenure covering the Red Sox beat, he left to take a similar position with the Herald in October 2008.[2] McAdam resigned from to join in May 2009.[3]

McAdam made regular appearances on WEEI-FM sports talk radio in Boston. He was a co-host on the Big Show (weekdays 2–6 p.m.) and he co-hosted The Baseball Show with ex-major leaguer Lou Merloni and colleagues Steve Buckley and Rob Bradford (Sundays 9–12 p.m.).[4]

Since 2004, Sean has also been a guest analyst during Red Sox pregame and discussion shows on NESN, the team's satellite channel. On April 10, 2009, he filled for the ill Jerry Remy as a color commentator, working in the NESN booth alongside Don Orsillo for the first two innings of Boston's 6–3 loss to the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, California.[5]

McAdam went to Chelmsford High School in Chelmsford, Massachusetts and is a member of the Chelmsford High School Alumni Association Hall of Fame and was inducted in 2010. McAdam resides in Littleton, Massachusetts.[6]


McAdam is a member of the Baseball Writers Association of America and is eligible to vote in Baseball Hall of Fame balloting.


  1. ^, "PC Grads in Sports Media," 3/1/2006, accessed 5/21/2009
  2. ^, "Sean McAdam joins Boston Herald," 10/4/2008, accessed 5/21/2009
  3. ^ The Crowe's Nest blog, "Sean McAdam (and others) join Fox," via press release, 5/12/2009, accessed 5/21/2009
  4. ^ , accessed 5/21/09
  5. ^, "Live Blog: Red Sox at Angels," 4/1/2009, accessed 5/21/2009
  6. ^, "PC Grads in Sports Media," 3/1/2006, accessed 5/21/2009

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