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Ralph Kiner

To watch the following clip of the late George Carlin appearing on Kiner's Korner, click play below:

...carlin was an absolute comedic genius...r.i.p., mr. carlin...

Tags: MetsBlog, Mike Nichols, Ralph Kiner, YouTube
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Ira Kaplan of the band Yo La Tengo recently interviewed original Met Ed Kranepool for his band's website, which you can watch by clicking here.

In the interview, Kranepool relays an anecdote from the Mets inaugural 1962 season, which became the inspiration for the band's name.

...as a big yo la fan, i have heard this story cited by a number of sources over the years, including Richie Ashburn, who played center field on the club, as well as Ralph Kiner, who was an announcer for WOR-TV at the time...

Tags: Ed Kranepool, MetsBlog, Ralph Kiner, Richie Ashburn, Yo La Tengo
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