MLB Slugger Ralph Kiner; Passes Away 2/6/14
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — The baseball Hall of Fame says slugger Ralph Kiner has died at his home in Rancho Mirage, Calif. He was 91.
Kiner hit 369 home runs during his 10-year career from 1946 through 1955, mostly with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He won or tied for the National League lead in homers in each of his first seven seasons.
After finishing up as a player, Kiner became a popular broadcaster with the New York Mets for more than a half-century, even working a handful of games last year.