Ralph McPherran Kiner (born October 27, 1922) is an American former Major League Baseball player and current announcer. Kiner has been an announcer for the entire 46-year history of the New York Mets despite (or perhaps because of) a penchant for malapropisms and colorful sayings, similar to another beloved New York baseball player, Yogi Berra.
- ... he makes the catch, running over his shoulder!
- heard in his first year as a broadcaster, for the White Sox
- If Casey Stengel were alive today, he'd be spinning in his grave.
- On Fathers Day, we again wish you all happy birthday.
- Solo homers usually come with no one on base.
- (Don) Sutton lost thirteen games in a row without winning a ballgame.
- The Hall of Fame ceremonies are on the thirty-first and thirty-second of July.
- The Mets have gotten their leadoff batter on only once this inning.
- The reason the Mets have played so well at Shea this year is they have the best home record in baseball.
- Two-thirds of the earth is covered by water and the other third is covered by Garry Maddox.
- In praise of Garry Maddox's defense.
- All of his saves have come in relief appearances.
- About Steve Bedrosian