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Mel Allen

Born: Feb 14, 1913

Death: Jun 16, 1996

Birthplace: Birmingham

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Mel Allen

Date of Birth : Feb 14, 1913
Date of Death : Jun 16, 1996
Birth Place : Birmingham

Mel Allen was an American sportscaster, best known for his long tenure as the primary play-by-play announcer for the New York Yankees. During the peak of his career in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, Allen was arguably the most prominent member of his profession, his voice familiar to millions. Years after his death, he is still promoted as having been the "Voice of the New York Yankees." In his later years, he gained a second professional life as the first host of This Week in Baseball.

Profession


  • Actor
  • Screenwriter
  • Journalist
  • Announcer
  • Sports commentator

Also known as


  • Melvin Allen Israel
  • The Voice of the Yankees
  • Melvin Allen
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