Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
Customize
User Settings
Styles:
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:

Regularly scheduled events

Out of the Blue

I was saddened by the news that Ralph Kiner died, as while the baseball hall-of-famer played most of his career in Pittsburgh, he had been part of the Mets broadcast team since the team was formed in 1962, continuing to do a few games a season even after retiring as a full time announcer. He was a great broadcaster in spite of slurred speech from Bell's Palsy that was later exacerbated by a stroke, as he possessed an encyclopedic knowledge of the game and an incredible catalog of first-hand anecdotes from the golden age of baseball. Being a Mets fan means your memories of the team are not always fond, but having Ralph in the booth was always a bright spot which will now be sorely missed.

Slugging Links: Thanks Ant and Acleacius.
Play: Fractured 2.
Papa Pear.
Winter Bus Driver 2.
Link: 5 Awful Stories You Haven't Heard About the Winter Olympics.
Images: Guitar Hero 7 - Worth1000 Contests.
Media: ZOMBEAVERS - Official Trailer [HD]. NSFW.
Johnny Cage Is Having Second Thoughts. NSFW.
Follow-up: Castaway's health takes turn for the worse, Mexican official says.

Email Digg Facebook Twitter   Share More    


 

  
   Current Headlines
Minecraft: Story Mode - A Telltale Games Series Announced
Blizzard Exploring Gold for WoW Playtime Exchanges
Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number - Vinyl Collector's Edition
Far Cry 4 DLC Next Month
Ship Ahoy - 4K PC Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes
Civilization: Beyond Earth for Linux
Tropico 5 Waterborne Expansion Released
Dead Effect Released
Assassin's Creed Unity Season Pass Free Game Claims Live
Notch Buys $70M Beverly Hills Mansion
Evening Patches - Assassin's Creed Unity and More
On Sale
Evening Consolidation
Evening Mobilization
Evening Metaverse
Evening Tech Bits
Evening Safety Dance
etc., etc.
Into the Black
Steam Holiday Sale Begins
  

 



footer

Blue's News logo