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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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Needful Things Baseball Announcer
(1993)
The Babe Ruth Story Mel Allen - New York Yankees Radio Announcer
(1948)

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 10 Greatest Moments in Yankee History (Video short)
Host
 1987 Baseball Funny Side Up (Video)
Narrator
 1977 Most Wanted (TV Series)
Detective Able
- The Dutchman (1977) ... Detective Able
 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 Snow Capers (Short)
Narrator
 1948 The Babe Ruth Story
Mel Allen - New York Yankees Radio Announcer
 1947 Aqua Capers (Short)
Narrator
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Show Show Self (75 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (11 credits)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Melvin Allen
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Trivia:

Elected to the broadcasters' wing of the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1978. Was the voice of Fox Movietone Newsreels for many years. See more »

Nickname:

The Voice of the Yankees

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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