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Mel Allen

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  • All-Star game in Kansas City brings back memories

    Sitting here Monday, I discovered my office mate Allan Vought's column, taking a look back on Major League Baseball's All-Star Game from 50 years ago in 1962. The fact is, I wasn't alive 50 years ago, so I obviously have no memory of that game, nor have I been fortunate enough to attend one.
  • Thompson brought listeners to the ballpark

    WHEN IT WAS Chuck Thompson's time to say a few words, Fred Manfra led him to the microphone and then Chuck's wife, Betty, and his son, Craig, were there to guide him away. Chuck doesn't see too well now. It is one of the cruel ironies of our time. For...

    Thompson makes the call on 'once in a lifetime experience'

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Performance, longevity and a voice smoother than the consistency of maple syrup, dripping with the rich resonance that has always been his, has brought Chuck Thompson to a cherished and satisfying career achievement -- enshrinement in...

    Go to the Hall, Miss Agnes Thompson's being honored

    Go to war, Miss Agnes -- Chuck Thompson is in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Orioles' legendary announcer was named yesterday as the 1993 winner of the Ford C. Frick Award, given to a broadcaster who has made a major contribution to baseball. His...

    August 2011 Program Guide

    MONDAY, AUGUST 1 DEADLY DISEASES Cardiovascular and neurological diseases are two of the biggest killers in America. Learn of the latest advances in treating and dodging each from two doctors from the University of Chicago. Dr. Matthew Sorrentino is a...