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Mel Allen (I) (1913–1996)

Sixty years ago, Allen started out as an announcer for the New York Yankees. In 1977, he started "This Week in Baseball", a show comprised of the past weeks baseball highlights. See full bio »

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Known For

1951 World Series
1951 World Series Himself - Play-by-Play Announcer
(1951)
Style of the Stars
Style of the Stars Mel Allen
(1947)

Filmography

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 1993 Needful Things
Baseball Announcer
 1992 Baseball 1992: A Video Chronicle (Video)
Narrator
 1991 Baseball's Funniest Bloopers (Video)
Narrator
 1991 Baseball 1991: A Video Yearbook (Video)
Narrator
 1990 This Week in Baseball 1990 (Video)
Narrator
 1988 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
The Baseball Announcer
 1987 Baseball Funny Side Up (Video)
Narrator
 1975 Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Baseball Announcer
- The Adventure of the 12th Floor Express (1975) ... Baseball Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1955 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Mel Allen / Baseball Sketch
- Episode #5.2 (1955) ... Mel Allen / Baseball Sketch
 1948 The Babe Ruth Story
Mel Allen-New York Yankees Radio Announcer
 1947 Aqua Capers (Short)
Narrator
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2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Melvin Allen
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Trivia:

Ranked #2 by the American Sportscasters Association in its list of the Top 50 Sportscasters of All-Time (January 2009). See more »

Nickname:

The Voice of the Yankees

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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