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Famous Mets Announcer Ralph Kiner Dead At 91

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Famous New York Mets announcer Ralph Kiner is dead at age 91. Kiner passed away Thursday at his home with his family by his side. Ralph was also a Major League Baseball player. He was an outfielder for The Pittsburgh Pirates, The Chicago Cubs, and briefly with The Cleveland Indians. He finished his career with 369 home runs and 1,105 RBIs.

His broadcasting career began in 1961 with The Chicago White Sox. Kiner then made the move to the Mets, and rotated broadcasting duties with Lindsey Nelson and Bob Murphy for the expansion Mets team on WOR-TV. Kiner broadcast the Mets World Series appearance in 1969 for NBC radio.

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