Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 9/19/12
Most Mets fans remember the colorful voice of legendary announcer Bob Murphy. Murphy, who would be 88 today if he were still alive, was one of the original New York Mets broadcasters in 1962, remaining the lead radio voice until September of 2003. He retired after the 2003 season. One thing I remember is how little it was reported when Murph died the next summer, August 4, 2004. Of course, Gary Cohen and Howie Rose spent some time remembering their times with him, but I don’t think it got the national attention it deserved. ——————————————————————————– As the Mets are playing out the string of another forgetable season, think no further than Bob Murphy calling the Mets games with the same tone whether they won or lost. Yes, he’d throw out the “Happy Recap” after every win and just “recap” after a loss, but his mood never changed during a broadcast or a long season. I am not old enough to recall watching or listening to Murph call games in the early 1960s when the team was worse than
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