The Mel Allen Media Award was created to honor media members in the State of Alabama who have made a lifetime contribution to sports through their work as a media member. The award is named after the 1974 ASHOF Inductee Mel Allen, of Birmingham, who was known as the “Voice of the New York Yankees” for two decades; as well as narrated a weekly thirty-minute television show in the 1960s and 1970s called “This Week in Major League Baseball.”

Mark McCarter

2022

Paul Finebaum

2020

Cecil Hurt

2019

Ron Ingram

2017

Tom Roberts

2015

John Pruett

2014

George Smith

2014