2016 Mel Allen Re-broadcast

October 5, 2016 by  
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Episode 39 - Mel Allen

Mordecai Israel was his name

Mel Allen was born in Birmingham, Alabama and grew up to become the “Voice of the Yankees“.  Our PhD Committee relives his great life with the help of authors, Stephen BorelliStanley Cohen and Rob Edelman. Our podcast also talks about Cliff Lee returning to the Phillies and notable baseball deaths for 2010.  Then it’s time for At the Mixer with Marty Allen (no relation to Mel).

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2015 Mel Allen Re-broadcast

November 27, 2015 by  
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Episode 39 - Mel Allen

Mordecai Israel was his name

Mel Allen was born in Birmingham, Alabama and grew up to become the “Voice of the Yankees“.  Our PhD Committee relives his great life with the help of authors, Stephen BorelliStanley Cohen and Rob Edelman.  Our podcast also talks about Cliff Lee returning to the Phillies and notable baseball deaths for 2010.  Then it’s time for At the Mixer with Marty Allen (no relation to Mel).  Our podcast concludes as we say good bye to Mel and hello to another great sportscaster and mentor – Red Barber.

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2014 Mel Allen Re-broadcast

July 8, 2014 by  
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Episode 39 - Mel Allen

Mordecai Israel was his name

Mel Allen was born in Birmingham, Alabama and grew up to become the “Voice of the Yankees“.  Our PhD Committee relives his great life with the help of authors, Stephen BorelliStanley Cohen and Rob Edelman.  Our podcast also talks about Cliff Lee returning to the Phillies and notable baseball deaths for 2010.  Then it’s time for At the Mixer with Marty Allen (no relation to Mel).

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2013 Mel Allen Re-broadcast

February 7, 2013 by  
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Episode 39 - Mel Allen

Mordecai Israel was his name

Mel Allen was born in Birmingham, Alabama and grew up to become the “Voice of the Yankees“.  Our PhD Committee relives his great life with the help of authors, Stephen BorelliStanley Cohen and Rob Edelman.  Our podcast also talks about Cliff Lee returning to the Phillies and notable baseball deaths for 2010.  Then it’s time for At the Mixer with Marty Allen (no relation to Mel).  Our podcast concludes as we say good bye to Mel and hello to another great sportscaster and mentor – Red Barber.

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2012 Mel Allen Re-broadcast

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Mordecai Israel was his name

Mel Allen was born in Birmingham, Alabama and grew up to become the “Voice of the Yankees“.  Our PhD Committee relives his great life with the help of authors, Stephen BorelliStanley Cohen and Rob Edelman.  Our podcast also talks about Cliff Lee returning to the Phillies and notable baseball deaths for 2010.  Then it’s time for At the Mixer with Marty Allen (no relation to Mel).  Our podcast concludes as we say good bye to Mel and hello to another great sportscaster and mentor – Red Barber.

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2011 Mel Allen Re-broadcast

December 22, 2011 by  
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Mel Allen was born in Birmingham, Alabama and grew up to become the “Voice of the Yankees“.  Our PhD Committee relives his great life with the help of authors, Stephen BorelliStanley Cohen and Rob Edelman.  Our podcast also talks about Cliff Lee‘s 2010 return to the Phillies and notable baseball deaths for 2010.  Then it’s time for At the Mixer with Marty Allen (no relation to Mel).  Our podcast concludes as we say good bye to Mel and hello to another great sportscaster and mentor – Red Barber.

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The Smolders take New York

July 19, 2011 by  
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The City that never sleeps

This is Yankees‘ week with our podcast featuring the New York Yankees being released on Friday, July 22nd.  The Smolder family from Toronto, Canada headed south for a baseball road trip to remember. Boston on the 4th of July, Yankee Stadium to watch future Hall of Famer, Derek Jeter collect hit 3,000 and a visit to the sleepy village of Cooperstown to salute Yankee greats and Derek Jeter’s future home.  Click here to read their story.

Better than their written account will be their interview as Ed Kasputis interviews Mike and Donna Smolders.  You’ll hear Donna compare and contrast Fenway Park to New Yankee Stadium.  Mike loves Jackie Robinson.  Donna is on the gold standard, only Babe Ruth will do when it comes to baseball idols. The family visited the graves of both as the lives of these two great men continue to inspire fans who love the game.

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Billy Martin

 

Mel Allen

December 23, 2010 by  
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Episode 39 - Mel Allen

Mordecai Israel was his name

Mel Allen was born in Birmingham, Alabama and grew up to become the “Voice of the Yankees“.  Our PhD Committee relives his great life with the help of authors, Stephen Borelli, Stanley Cohen and Rob Edelman.  Our podcast also talks about Cliff Lee returning to the Phillies and notable baseball deaths for 2010.  Then it’s time for At the Mixer with Marty Allen (no relation to Mel).  Our podcast concludes as we say good bye to Mel and hello to another great sportscaster and mentor – Red Barber.

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Stephen Borelli

December 19, 2010 by  
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Stephen Borelli

Borelli’s Exhaustive Research Pays Off

While Mel Allen was the voice of the New York Yankees, Stephen Borelli has become the voice of Mel Allen.  No author has captured both the roots and tone of American baseball broadcaster great, Mel Allen than Borelli’s 2005 biography  How About That! – The Life of Mel Allen.

Borelli’s book is a Baseball PhD classic.  Most know Mel Allen once he made it big on the New York City stage, but this book also captures the beginning of Mel Allen’s career as he was born and raised in Alabama.  “Mel Allen loved Alabama despite the fact the he was a Jew from the South during an era when the Ku Klux Klan reigned,” said Ed Kasputis, Creative Director of Baseball PhD.  “Any baseball fan who reads this book for their love of the game will be one step closer to getting their PhD in life – through baseball.”

Stephen Borelli will be our guest on our next podcast featuring Mel Allen.  This podcast will be released on Friday, December 24th.  Borelli’s wisdom will be a great Christmas present for our listeners.

How About That! – The Life of Mel Allen

 

Mel Allen’s College Fight Song – Yea Alabama