Remembering Bob Murphy On His Birthday

MMO wants to send a Happy Birthday shout-out to the late great Bob Murphy (1924-2004). “Murph” would have been 89 years old today and I can’t begin to tell you how often I think about him each season. Today’s game has become so noisy and just a non-stop barrage of promos and product pitches. Murphy hearkens to a time when broadcasters like him, Lindsey Nelson and Ralph Kiner had...
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September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Wishing Ralph Kiner A Happy Father’s Day Today

Earlier today, on my own Mets site (Studious Metsimus), I published a recap of Game 7 of the 1986 World Series, which took place 26 years ago today.  In the recap, I included Bob Murphy’s famous “the dream has come true” call from Jesse Orosco’s final pitch of the game.  Well, Bob Murphy’s long-time partner in the broadcast booth is also celebrating a special anniversary today –...
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October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Here’s How Bob Murphy Would Have Called It

So much for all that talk about Citi Field being the place where would-be homeruns go to die… Last night, baseballs were flying out of Citi Field like nobody’s business as the Phillies and Mets combined to hit seven homeruns to set a new single game record and smashing the previous high of five at Citi [...]
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June 10, 2009  |  Discuss

Kong: A Blast From The Past

Wow... I just finished reading an amazing article about a former New York Met, that I really knew very little about. It was by Joe Posnanski at, who gave me a whole new perspective on Dave Kingman. I'm sure many of you have heard about the exploits of Dave Kingman at one time or another. In fact, if you listened to most Mets games on the radio like I used to, you would have...
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December 05, 2008  |  Discuss

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