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February 14, 2013
Centennial of a Baseball Icon
For those of us who grew up with the Yankees in the 1940s, '50s or '60s, Mel Allen was was the first baseball voice we remember. And it's great seeing a young fan like this one learn the impact this son of Alabama and treasure of New York had on the national pastime. Born 100 years ago today on Valentine's Day 1913, the unforgettable Mel Allen.