It was fascinating and hilarious and made these meaningless exhibition games worth listening to. I don't remember what the lunch was, but I still have that lunch bag with my other Mets treasures.What a great guy. Sound of the New York Mets! Classic sports ran a 1980 NFL playoff game matching Dallas-Atlanta with Lindsey doing the call. Rose I grew up in Texas, so I wasn't a Mets fan, but I have been a baseball fan my entire life. Lindsey, Bob and Ralph painted a picture with words that will never be surpassed. I agree, they honor Ralph and Murph, they should also honor Lindsey in a likewise manner. I don't know what I could possibly add. After two or three minutes he leaned back in his chair and said:"This looks like a tie game to me." I think Nelson did the '84 Boston College-Miami game with the Flutie pass. GOOD STUFF!!! Whenever he identified someone on camera like a manager in the dugout or a pitcher in the bullpen, he'd say the name of the person twice. Ralph Kiner would do the middle 3. course Bob Murphy and Ralph Kiner) to list in one post. !And yes, his greatest call was at 9:07 on September 24th. Rest in peace. Mark Bob R. My favorite thing about Lindsey Nelson was that he had a style that drew you in. It was a time when the Mets started making their miraculous comeback. He, Bob Murphy, and Ralph Kiner did every inning of every game on TV and radio. doing the ceromonies on the field. Ugly Ugly blazers. Lindsey with his "Good afternoon everybody" and his sport coats, to Ralph's stories through out his career, to Murph's "Happy Recap". Lindsey Nelson was the m.c. Bill Kappitor Lindsey Nelson was rythym in the booth. To this day, I miss hearing him. April 3, 2006 Ron John C. The last time I saw him, he was served lunch at the assisted living facility where he was residing. October 29, 2010 He had just finished a national (radio) broadcast at Shea Stadium and was returning home. It went...WJRZ in Hackensack! Jeff April 15, 2006 ", but he stopped. They're a pleasure to listen to on WFAN and Sports NY. Lindsey Nelson was an amazingly down to earth guy. Later he went on to pick the Lotto numbers for New York State. Quality Met Here it is October 2008 and we still talk about Lindsey, what a tribute from all of us! I remember that he was the Back to Lindsey, you guys remember him announcing the World Series in 69 with Curt Gowdy on NBC. Division in 1969 stands out! Bob P I agree that things were never the same after Lindsey left after the 1978 season. I can still hear the voice of broadcasting GREAT Lindsey Nelson echoing in my ears. There was also an Expos player's name that used to roll of Lindsey's tongue in a similar fashion, but I can't recall the name right now. While I was a capable, responsible child, there were many times, as most of my teachers could attest to, when I was incapable of controlling my impulses. ", I thought. This was many years ago and it's still on! April 3, 2008 I was very upset when he passed in oh the mid 80's.But he made a mark with me.He was the best. I commented to him, I hope he had a good day at the ballpark. Rob A. Lindsey served as narrator on the "Miracle Mets" vinyl disc record after the 1969 championship. You are missed by those who heard you broadcast, your fans, friends, and most of all your family.If there is a Pressbox in Heaven, you Lindsey Nelson are sitting next to Mel Allen, Red Barber, Curt Gowdy, Harry Carey, Bob Murphy. Besides Nelson, we had Bob Murphy, Mel Allen, Red Barber and Vincent Edward Scully, the creme de la creme of sportscasting excellence.I will always remember Lindsey's class and professionalism along with those god awful sports coats he donned during the games. March 4, 2004 I agree that things were never the same after Lindsey left after the 1978 season. I agree that things were never the same after Lindsey left after the 1978 season. August 14, 2006 October 24, 2008 April 3, 2006 At 9:07 on September 24th the Mets have won the Championship of Eastern Division of the National League. I vividly recall one game where the rain delay lasted a bit longer than expected. Not only were his colorful jackets unique, but who else ever did a broadcast from a gondola at the top of the Astrodome? When I wasn't at the game, I'd be watching on Channel 9 or listening on the radio (does anyone else remember WJRZ in Hackensack? Was at Shea stadium in 1986 at Old Timers Game. Roscoe Bernard He later told me I was right but it wasn't nice to say "bad things about people." I do remember WJRZ in Hackensack. winter the "off-season" in those days!) May 15, 2009 At 9:07 on September 24th the Mets have won the Championship of Eastern Division of the National League. During the game, they talked only about baseball. Lindsey, Bob and Ralph painted a picture with words that will never be surpassed. Paul Scelzo May 15, 2009 April 15, 2006 ")My other memory of Lindsey would be with the inaugural game of the 1970 season, where Lindsey said "And the World Champion New York Mets take the field," then nonchallantly added, "It has a ring to it."--LOL! Was at Shea stadium in 1986 at Old Timers Game. I agree, they honor Ralph and Murph, they should also honor Lindsey in a likewise manner. !4) They named the TV booth in honor of Ralph Kiner and the radio booth in honor of Bob Murphy; at least the Mets should right a wrong and name the Press Box after Lindsey Nelson. October 13, 2005 In either 73 0r 74, his wife died at home of a stroke or a heart attack and his youngest daugther was disabled. The words were "In all baseball land there is no fan as grand as a Mets fan. January 9, 2003 Darryl I would tuck it under my pillow and listen to the late night west coast games when my Mom would think I was asleep. Through all of these and other bitter experiences, he maintained that courage and dignity and wit that saw him safely through the war. winter the "off-season" in those days!) Later he went on to pick the Lotto numbers for New York State. VS Hawks Bob Inzerillo I commented to him, I hope he had a good day at the ballpark. They just don't make 'em like this anymore. He could make you feel like you were there watching the action. Jeff play-by-play guy for the condensed re-runs of the Notre He'd give you the whole game in 3-5 minutes, reading it all from the scorecard he kept. Nelson would say, "If you want to look ahead, now, to the bottom of the ninth, the Mets are scheduled to send up Felix Millan, Cleon Jones, and Rusty Staub. Not only were his colorful jackets unique, but who else ever did a broadcast from a gondola at the top of the Astrodome? Lindsey Nelson was an amazingly down to earth guy. Bruce Rose I ran into Lindsey Nelson in the bookstore at LaGuardia Airport around 1984. I do remember WJRZ in Hackensack. I do remember WJRZ in Hackensack. What a bunch of turnoffs! Sound of the New York Mets! I assured her I would behave. Back to Lindsey, you guys remember him announcing the World Series in 69 with Curt Gowdy on NBC. ", but he stopped. I seem to remember that when WOR broadcast the first spring training game of the 1970 season that the broadcast opened with Lindsey Nelson smiling into the camera as a bottle of champaigne was poured on his head. Dan Roland January 19, 2005 January 12, 2011 They probably had interviewed everyone of note that was in the press box that day to kill time. The last time I saw him, he was served lunch at the assisted living facility where he was residing. Notre Dame Football and Lindsey Nelson. I quickly thought- now that he stopped, what can I give him to sign? It was odd because at the time, I didn't know he did other sports. Reading all of the above comments practically brings a tear to my eye. richard baker Rest in peace. The Yankees, meanwhile, had three guys (one of them nicknamed "Scooter") who would be consumed with talking about things not related to the game that interested only themselves.

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