BirthdayFebruary 14, 1913
BirthplaceBirmingham, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Mel Allen

    Full name: Mel Allen
    Also known as: Mel Allen, Allen, Mel
    Education: University of Alabama
    Professions: American sports announcer

  2. Mel Allen Death information

    Died: Sunday, 16th of June, 1996 (Age: 83)

  3. Mel Allen Biography

    Mel Allen (born Melvin Allen Israel; February 14, 1913 – June 16, 1996) 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.

  4. Mel Allen Family

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