Not only did Mel get to broadcast a great team, he also got to do the World Series every year. He did 20 World Series in his broadcasting career, ... Not only was he the voice of the Yankees, he was the voice of the World Series. Every fall, fans could set their clock by the voice of Mel Allen.

He really was a major contributor to the American sports scene and to the changing times in sports history -- Mel Allen left his mark.

He was from an era where the broadcasters were the game itself.