- School Illinois State University
- High School Donovan High School
- Born February 12, 1947 in Chicago, IL USA
- Died November 4, 2012 in Tomball, TX USA
Jim Durham was a play-by-play announcer for the Houston Astros from 1983 to 1985, the Chicago White Sox from 1989 to 1990 and for ESPN Radio from 1998 to 2012. He also announced for basketball's Chicago Bulls for nearly 20 years.