Haire's career as the Celtics' public-address announcer began in 1949. In 1972, he became the Bruins' public-address announcer after the death of Frank Fallon. He was succeeded as the Celtics' PA man by Andy Jick in 1980, but remained with the Bruins until his death after the 1981-82 season.
Haire was also a teacher, coach, sportswriter, radio host and insurance man. While serving as the basketball coach at The Tilton School, Haire coached future National Basketball Association player Worthy Patterson.
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