Kiner created vivid memories in booth as well as on field
FEB 06, 2014 4:30p ET
Ralph Kiner was a Hall of Fame baseball player. He also dated Elizabeth Taylor. Many will also remember a charming announcer for the New York Mets, who played host to an iconic postgame show, 'Kiner's Korner' for many years.
Here are some of the tributes and some segments from around baseball and broadcasting:
Horrible news. Ralph Kiner passed away at age 91. Sad, sad day. So lucky I had a chance to work with him. Rest in Peace Ralph.— Kevin Burkhardt (@kevinburkhardt) February 6, 2014
"It's Father's Day today at Shea, so to all you fathers out there, Happy Birthday." - Ralph Kiner. RIP.— Steve Lepore (@stevelepore) February 6, 2014
Ralph Kiner: "Two-thirds of the earth is covered by water. The other third is covered by Garry Maddox."— Pete Abraham (@PeteAbe) February 6, 2014