Mel allen

On ,December 17 1964 — 1964 – The Yankees fire long-time television and radio voice Mel Allen. The well-known broadcaster popularized the “going, going, gone” home run call and often said “how about that” to describe happenings on the ball field.

 


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Baseball Reference December 17

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