Ralph Kiner R.I.P.

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  1. Kool

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    369 homers
     
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    Awwwwwwww :boohoo: :rip:

    Have a beer with your bud from Kiner's Corner, Gary Cooper, er I mean Carter. :beer:
     
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    I hope they make the Empire State Building blue and orange.
     
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    R.I.P. Ralph.
     
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    One year when Ralph was with the Pirates, he lead the league in home runs. Nevertheless, the Pirates finished in last place. Ralph decided to negotiate the next year's contract with the GM (Branch Rickey) on his own. His first argument for a raise was that he lead the league in homers. Ralph said that Mr. Rickey replied "I finished last with you, I can finish last without you" and traded him. Or so the story goes.
     
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    This news would have very much saddened my dad (if not predeceasing him by 12 years). RIP
     
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    How about that
     
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    RIP great drunken home run hitting announcer funny man :sadbye:

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    Aaaaahhhh I forgot about that quote. Better than calling Gary Carter "Gary cooper."

    I loved him announcing Mets games on channel 9, and Bob Murphy on the radio.and of course, Kiner's Corner.

    I'm really sad. :(
     
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    ....and in only 10 years!
     
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    Loved the guy

    World War 2 vet

    369 home runs and 7 home run titles in 10 years before he had to retire due to back injuries at age 32.

    Those back injuries were probably because he was busy banging Elizabeth Taylor, Janet Leigh, Ava Gardner, and Jane Russell. Jeter gets admired these days because he fucks hot chicks who happen to be on tv or in movies. Kiner fucked Hollywood Starlets from the Golden Age, many of them considered legends.

    Over 50 years in the broadcast booth from the original Met Game in 1962 to appearances in 2013

    Host of Kiner's Korner, which was more or less the original pregame show.

    As a Met fan one of the voices of my childhood.

    RIP Ralph. That was a good fucking run
     
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    How about the time he mispronounced his own name, "This is Ralph Korner"

    I have to admit, I shed a tear today.
     
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    I am 32, I would watch the Mets on channel 9, I remember cringing as a kid listening to Ralph on commentary. But I grew up watching the guy on wwor ,I must say I am sad to hear the news.
     
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    Rest in Peace you classy son of a bitch! :rip:
     
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    No hint of faggotry with this guy. He was a mans man. Who is left from that era? Kirk Douglas, Clint Eastwood...