Mets to Wear Ralph Kiner Patch in 2014

The Mets will honor Ralph Kiner by wearing a patch on their uniform for the entire 2014 season.

Kiner, an original Met who started broadcasting games in 1962, died earlier this month at age 91. In addition to the patch, the Mets said in an email Sunday that there will be Opening Day Ceremony:

ralph kinerThe Mets will celebrate the life and legacy of Kiner during a pre-game, on-field ceremony on Opening Day, Monday, March 31 when the Mets host the Washington Nationals at 1:10 p.m. at Citi Field. The ceremony will include a video tribute and the unveiling of the commemorative logo on the leftfield wall.

There will also be a “Kiner’s Korner” set up in the Mets Hall of Fame and Museum with artifacts from Ralph Kiner’s legendary broadcasting career with the Mets.

One thought on “Mets to Wear Ralph Kiner Patch in 2014

  • February 22, 2014 at 9:51 pm
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    I feel the patch should have a bat not just a microphone. If you’re putting his birth.death years on it the sum of his professional life was hitting and the mike.

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