Ralph Kiner

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Birthday
27, 1922
Birthplace
Santa Rita, NM
Death Date
Feb 6, 2014 (91)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
27, 1922
Birthplace
Santa Rita, NM
Death Date
Feb 6, 2014 (91)

About

Hall of Fame MLB outfielder who played most of his career with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He was a 6-time All-Star and 7-time National League home run champion. After retirement, he became an announcer for the New York Mets.

Before Fame

He was a Navy pilot during World War II.

Trivia

His #4 jersey was retired by the Pittsburgh Pirates and he was elected into the New York Mets Hall of Fame.

Family Life

Had three children with his first wife, Nancy Chafee, and married again in 1963 to Di Ann Kiner.

Associated With

He and Willie Stargell both won NL home run titles while playing for the Pirates.