Tag: Ralph Kiner

The Most Entertaining Man in Sports: Fat, Old Bartolo Colon

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FLUSHING, NY – The MLB’s Oldest Man doubles (pun intended) also as its Fattest Man. Without question, though, Bartolo Colon is also The Most Entertaining Man in Sports. There isn’t a Kevin James or Cedric The Entertainer lookalike out there that doesn’t at least consider that they could be successful in professional sports… because of […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Kiner’s Korner, Rizzuto, Midnight Wrestling. Sports the Way They Used to Be

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BRONX, NY – All of this basketball free agency bed-hopping, babying of baseball players, and the now 12-month-a-year NFL news cycle have got me longing for a simpler time. A time when the Mets played on WOR Channel 9, the Yankees played on WPIX 11, and Gilligan’s Island reruns played on WNEW Channel 5. Back […]

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Meet The Matts Radio: Nets Owner Bashes Kidd, Mets GM Brags, Bobby V Rants

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NEW YORK, NY – It’s not every day you get a subpoena from Charles Rangel requesting your presence in Washington D.C. as a subject matter expert. So after having spent the past 2 weeks in our Nation’s Capital arguing for Net Neutrality, we are back! And we have an exciting new short and sweet Meet […]

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Kirk Gibson Doesn’t Move His Arms, Kevin Durant, Ralph Kiner and Branch Rickey

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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Feeling a bit Lewis Black-ish curmudgeonly, I have to ask: Holy crap, do we really need 38-win teams getting into the playoffs just so minor league, yokel towns like Charlotte can host a real live NBA playoff game or two?  Why? Who wins? And then in the midst of this faux […]

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Ralph Kiner, HOF Player and Person, Baseball Lifer

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THE HEIGHTS, NY – As a child, my formative years centered around all four team sports. The first eight years in Washington Heights featured the earliest form of cable television, showing Madison Square Garden events. All were watched with regularity. Even with these new viewing options, my Dad was a baseball fan first and if […]

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Blaber’s Blabberings: Days the Future Forgot; Ralph Kiner, the Rangers and WOR-TV

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EL BARIO, BRONX – Armageddon tired of this Snow! Weather be damned –  Deacon Blaber and my sports pulpit is up ready for the masses on this 2nd Saturday of the second month in the  two thousandth and fourteenth year of our Lord Yim, who for uneducated is Jim Clancy, one of our faithful correspondents […]

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Sick of The Olympics and Winter? Sad about Ralph Kiner? Read This

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EUREKA, NUNAVUT – As the Northeast continues to recover from Snowpocalypse and its big budget sequel, Snowpocalypse II: The Snowening, and as we brace for the next installment, Snowpocalypse III: The Bride of Snowy, we are all reminded of how much ass winter sucks. The situation is made worse by the post-football, pre-baseball doldrums we’ve […]

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Grote’s Gripes: (Larry) King of The Olympics

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LONDON, UK – Hey gang it’s Larry King back pinch hitting for my buddy Grote2DMax again.  I’m over in London for The Olympics and figured it was about time to file a long overdue report back to all of my fans on Meet The Matts.  One of the perks for trading my show to Piers […]

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