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How about that! Mel Allen highlights on CD

A testament to the Yankees? dominance in the

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Stocking stuffer alert: Pat Hughes, radio voice of the Cubs, has released the latest in his series of CDs that chronicle the careers of famous baseball play-by-play men, in this case the Yankees’ Mel Allen.

There is plenty of cool audio here for fans of a certain age to enjoy, including Allen calling the 1938 World Series before he ever had worked a regular-season major league game.


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'Friday Night Lights' director Peter Berg talks Spider Lockhart, Fran Tarkenton, HBO

Peter Berg discusses parents? obsession with their children?s

Peter Berg’s football bona fides were established when he directed “Friday Night Lights,’’ then developed the TV series of the same name.

But long before that he was an avid fan of the “absolutely horrible’’ Giants of the early 1970s, frequenting Yankee Stadium to “watch Spider Lockhart try and carry a team, and Fran Tarkenton at the end when he couldn’t run so well.’’

Berg, 51, lives...

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