One of the staples of the long and storied history of baseball on television is the postgame show,” and none was more beloved than Kiner’s Korner. From the early 1960s into the 1990s, Hall of Famer and iconic broadcaster Ralph Kiner hosted the show that brought players into the homes of fans across the nation.
From the host, to the set, to the guests, to the stories amassed over more than thirty-two years on the air, Down on the Korner takes the reader behind the scenes. Authors Mark Rosenman and Howie Karpin gather insight from baseball greats like Ed Charles, Ron Darling, Pete Falcone, Doc” Gooden, Keith Hernandez, Tim Harkness, Ron Hunt, Howard Johnson, Darryl Strawberry, Bobby Valentine, and many more. People who worked behind the scenes provide memorable moments of their ownlike the time producer Jack Simon joined Jerry Koosman to play a practical joke on Hall of Famer and legendary Met Tom Seaver.
Throughout his career as a player and broadcaster, Ralph Kiner was adored by millions of fans. His postgame show only strengthened that bond. Down on the Korner will give readers a wonderful ride down sports’ memory lanean enjoyable journey for any baseball enthusiast.
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