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Bill Campbell

Legacy of Excellence

Broadcaster

Philadelphia institution as a sportscaster
 
One of a select few of sportscasters who have held the lead play by play position for three different local sports teams
 
First started locally at WIP before moving to become sports director at WCAU (1946)
 
Sports Director at WCAU-TV (1948-66)
 

Play by Play announcer of the Philadelphia Warriors from their inception until their move to San Francisco (1946-62)

Called Wilt Chamberlain’s historic 100 point game

Play by Play announcer for the Philadelphia Eagles (1952-66)

Play by Play announcer for the Philadelphia Phillies (1962-71)

Play by Play announcer for the Philadelphia 76ers (1972-81)

WIP-AM sports talk radio host (1987-91)

2 times named Pennsylvania Sportscaster of the Year (1961, 1962)

Recipient of the Curt Gowdy Award given by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (2005)

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