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Bill Campbell (born September 7, 1923 in Atlantic City, New Jerseymarker) is a longtime sportscaster in the Philadelphiamarker area.

Campbell began his broadcasting career at the age of 17 at a radio station in his hometown of Atlantic City. He moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvaniamarker in 1941 as a minor league baseball announcer, and then settled in Philadelphia in 1942, where he has been ever since. He first started at WIP before moving to WCAUmarker in 1946 as sports director, taking the same position when WCAU-TVmarker signed on in 1948, a post he held until 1966.

He was play-by-play announcer for the Philadelphia Warriors from their debut in 1946 until their move to San Franciscomarker in 1962, calling Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game. He was also play-by-play announcer for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1952 to 1966, Philadelphia Phillies from 1962 to 1971 and the Philadelphia 76ers from 1972 to 1981.

He later held down the 10 AM to noon slot at his first employer, WIP, when it switched to an all-sports format, from 1987 to 1991.

Currently, Campbell does guest appearances, voice overs, and a weekly commentary on KYW-AMmarker in Philadelphia. He was awarded the Curt Gowdy Award by the Basketball Hall of Famemarker in 2005.


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