Originally written on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 3/25/13
The following article is the final part of a three-part series analyzing the Mets announcers, and is a joint effort by Charlie Hangley, Jim O’Malley and myself.  The sections on Tim McCarver and Ralph Kiner were written by Jim, Charlie contributed the parts about Lindsey Nelson, Steve Albert, Steve LaMarr and Lorn Brown.  I wrote the sections on Bob Murphy and Fran Healey.  I also compiled all of the contributions and edited them together.  For the other articles in this series click here and here. You could not have grown up a baseball fan on Long Island and not known that Channel 11 belonged to the Yankees and Channel 9 belonged to the Mets.  Phil Rizzuto belonged to the Yankees but Ralph Kiner belonged to the Mets. Teamed up with Lindsey Nelson and Bob Murphy, he’s been with the Mets since the beginning.  He always had a story about one of the game’s greats and could always put something that was happening in the game you were watching into historical perspective.  He taug...
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