Baseball Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner Has Passed Away

Ralph Kiner Signs His Book "Baseball Forever" at Bookends in Ridgewood, NJ - May 5, 2006

Ralph Kiner passed away today at the age of 91. Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1975, Kiner spent his playing career with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs, and Cleveland Indians. Since 1961, he had been a broadcaster, most recently appearing occasionally on Mets telecasts.

Update: Via Bob’s Blitz, here’s Mike Francesa’s remembrance of Kiner:

And these are a couple other videos to remember the legend by:

[Photo by Bobby Bank/WireImage]

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