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Fans buy programs before Opening Day on March 31, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Opening Day! Mets, Nationals Get Season Started At Citi Field

The Mets often play their best baseball on opening day. This year that good fortune will be put to the test against the Nationals and hard-throwing right-hander Stephen Strasburg.

03/31/2014

Late broadcaster and Hall of Fame slugger Ralph Kiner at Citi Field on April 8, 2011. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Guide To Mets’ Opening Day Festivities At Citi Field

Whether you’re going to the game or just parking on the couch, you’ll want to know what’s going on prior to 1:10 p.m., when the Mets and Nationals officially get the season started at Citi Field.

03/31/2014

Ralph Kiner (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Mets Fan Wants Team To Designate Part Of Left Field As ‘Kiner’s Korner’ In Honor Of Late Broadcaster

The team will wear a commemorative patch all season and there will be a pregame on-field ceremony honoring the Mets legend ahead of Monday’s game against the Washington Nationals.

03/28/2014

Hall of Famer and former Mets announcer Ralph Kiner waves to the fans prior to throwing out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Mets’ game against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field on April 8, 2011. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mets Plan To Honor Late Ralph Kiner With Commemorative Uniform Patch

The New York Mets will honor late broadcaster Ralph Kiner by wearing a uniform patch all season and having an on-field ceremony on opening day.

02/16/2014

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TTYM: Marshawn Lynch’s Best Catch All Season And Charles Barkley Bungles Again

In this week’s That Thing You Missed watch a tribute to Ralph Kiner, the most bizarre Super Bowl commercial you didn’t see, Charles Barkley mangle Jonas Valanciunas name and was this Marshawn Lynch’s best pass reception all season?

02/07/2014

Hall of Famer and former Mets announcer Ralph Kiner waves to the fans prior to throwing out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Mets’ game against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field on April 8, 2011. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: All New York Baseball Fans Were In Kiner’s Korner

Ralph Kiner was the Mets’ iteration of Phil Rizzuto, the former player and Hall-of-Famer who converted us more with his wisdom and charm and anecdotes than his chalkboard banter.

02/07/2014

Ralph Kiner (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Palladino: Kiner Took Another Part Of The Soundtrack With Him

If you were a Mets fan growing up in the 1960s and 70s, let alone the 80s, 90s and into this century, you listened to the always informative, always amusing words of one Ralph Kiner.

02/07/2014

Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner is introduced at Clark Sports Center during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony on July 24, 2011 in Cooperstown, N.Y. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Legendary Mets Broadcaster, Hall Of Famer Ralph Kiner Dies

Ralph Kiner, who slugged his way to the baseball Hall of Fame and then enjoyed a half-century career as a popular broadcaster, died Thursday. He was 91.

02/06/2014

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B&C Morning Show: Ralph Kiner, John Sterling & A One-Armed MMA Fighter

First the guys take a call from a fella named Bobby, who is finding it harder and harder to watch the great Ralph Kiner (pictured) when he appears on Mets’ broadcasts from time-to-time.

WFAN–06/18/2012

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By The Numbers: Collusion – A Look Back

Collusion, in the words of Fay Vincent, was “the most egregious breaking of trust in baseball history… it destroyed any chance of civility on the part of the players.”

05/09/2012