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Mel Allen
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Sportscaster
    (February 14, 1913-June 16, 1996)
    Birth name was Melvin Allen Israel
    Died at 83 in Greenwich, Connecticut
    Known as 'The Voice of the Yankees'
    Baseball announcer for the New York Yankees (1939-64, 1976-85) Milwaukee Braves (1965) and Cleveland Indians (1968)
    Host of 'This Week in Baseball' (1977-1996)
    Appeared in the movies 'Naked Gun: From the Files of the Police Squad!' and 'Needful Things'
    Although he had a degree in law, he never worked as a lawyer.
    He called home runs 'Ballantine Blasts' and 'White Owl Wallops.'
    Some of his phrases have been used for beer and cigar advertisements.
    His characters in 'Needful Things' and 'Naked Gun' were baseball announcers.
    Although he was awarded the Ford C. Frick Award, he isn't an official member of baseball's Hall of Fame.
    He originated the home run call: 'That Ball is Going, Going, Gone.'
    After an interesting play he would say: 'How 'bout That!'
    He was awarded the Ford C. Frick Award (broadcasters wing of the Baseball Hall of Fame) in 1978 and was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1988.
    He, along with Red Barber, were the first recipients of the Ford C. Frick Award.
    He helped form the show 'This Week in Baseball.'
    He coined the phrase 'Going, going, gone!'
    In baseball, he covered 20 World Series and 24 All Star Games. In college football, he covered 14 Rose Bowls, 5 Orange Bowls and 2 Sugar Bowls.

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