Mel Allen

Dead

Born: 2/14/1913 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Died: 6/16/1996
Age: 83
Cause of death: heart failure

Full name: Melvin Allen Israel
Noted For: sports broadcaster for the New York Yankees (1939-64); host of TV's "This Week in Baseball" (1977-95). Elected to the baseball Hall of Fame (1978).
Quotation: "How about that!"

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