Radio & TV: Yankee from Alabama

Last week, following out a more or less normal routine, Mel Allen, 38, broadcast eight New York Yankees games for radio & TV (in New York, Philadelphia and Boston); spoke and played softball (pitcher) at three charity benefits (in Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Long Island) ; recorded three Popsicle Clubhouse shows and made two Movietone newsreels. He also added another award to his big collection—this time, the "Mighty Monarch of TV" award ("whatever the hell that is"), presented, with two kisses, by television's Faye Emerson. Then early this week, he flew to Detroit for a more specific honor: announcing, for the 12th...

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