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.”

Cecil Hurt

2019

Ron Ingram

2017

Tom Roberts

2015

John Pruett

2014

George Smith

2014