Bob Murphy (announcer)
Robert Allan Murphy (September 19, 1924 – August 3, 2004) was an American sportscaster who spent 50 years doing play-by-play of Major League Baseball games on television and radio. The Oklahoman was best known for announcing the New York Mets, from their inception in 1962 until his retirement in 2003. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1994.
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... In his later years, Murphy(a smoker) began having trouble calling games due to persistent throat inflammation ... After his death, the Mets honored Murphys memory by wearing a patch on the left sleeve of their uniforms for the rest of the 2004 season ...
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—Samuel Beckett (19061989)