Vince St. Price on a Sunday night made a sentimental return to the mic as the public address announcer for the 'Return of the Rivals' benefit game at the historic Smart Araneta Coliseum.
He hardly missed a beat.
One of the most recognizable voices in the airwaves as a veteran deejay and for 10 years regarded as the voice of the PBA games, St. Price said he was happy to be back 17 years after
That the Ginebra vs Purefoods, Alaska vs San Miguel legends games featured players who starred in the PBA during his time as PA announcer made the stint nostalgic.
“It brought back a lot of memories for me. Kilala ko ‘
St. Price’s gig in the ‘Return of the Rivals’ actually came by accident. The veteran deejay was in the country for a vacation when PBA
“Si Noel Zarate was part of this Messenger group
“In fact, I just got back from Cebu that morning. I was in Cebu from the 14th to the morning of the 17th so
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On his 20th year as a radio DJ and 10th in the PBA, St. Price decided to migrate to the United States in 2002. He now lives in San Francisco and works in the automotive industry, but regularly returns to Manila for visits.
To this day, St. Price is recognized as one of the persons instrumental to the popularity of the PBA during the 1990s. Aside from the PA announcing, he was also responsible for the in-game entertainment including the slingshot giveaways during breaks.