In 1946 he
succeeded Red Rolfe, the old New York Yankees
third baseman, as coach at Yale and was
acknowledged as one of the top college coaches
in the business. His Yale teams won five
conference championships and twice were
finalists in the National Collegiate Athletic
Association college world series. Vice President
George Bush was a first baseman on those two
He is now retired
and living in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, a
town he fell in love with while a college coach.
Allen remains a
favorite with the game-playing set. His
"All-Star Baseball" game is produced by Cadaco,
Inc., and Allen frequently receives letters from
the game-playing hobbyists who write with
suggestions and queries.
ask me whether I like being out of baseball,"
Allen added. ''I'm not out of it. It's been my
life work, and I'm just as involved in it as
ever, and I hope to keep right on being involved
for the rest of my life."