The most memorable sportscasting debut of 2009 surely was the visit to SNY’s booth by then 10-year-old Kyle Singh of Queens, who unveiled his distinctive strikeout call during a Marlins-Mets game - and received local and national media attention for his, um, unusual take.

“Here’s the pitch to Anderson Hernandez, and the pitcher for the Marlins is going to try to get sandwich,’’ said Singh, the winner of SNY’s “Kidcaster Contest.’’

“To get a sandwich you need to try to strike out the hitter. And that’s strike one. He just threw the buns of the sandwich, so he’s one-third of the way there.’’

If you are between the ages of 7 and 15 – and preferably are as creative as young Kyle – applications are open for this year’s contest, which requires an essay of 100 words or less about “what contestants would show Mr. Met (and why) if they could bring him to school for a day.’’

Umm. The sandwich selection in the cafeteria?

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For information, see www.sny.tv/kidcaster.