Baseball Legend Ralph Kiner Passes Away at Age 91
Baseball Legend, and longtime New York Mets broadcaster Ralph Kiner passed away of natural causes at the age of 91 today with his family by his side.
Mets CEO/Owner Fred Wilpon in a statement said:
Ralph Kiner was one of the most beloved people in Mets history — An original Met and extraordinary gentleman. After a Hall of Fame playing career, Ralph became a treasured broadcasting icon for more than half a century. His knowledge of the game, wit, and charm entertained generations of Mets fans. Like his stories, he was one of a kind. We send our deepest condolences to Ralph's five children and twelve grandchildren. Our sport and society today lost one of the all-time greats."
Hall of Famer, Ralph Kiner finished his career with 369 career home runs.