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On October 20 MLB legend Mickey Mantle was born ...

On October 20, 1931, Mickey Mantle was born.

The professional baseball player is best known for his 18 seasons with the New York Yankees, where he played first baseman and centerfielder. 60 more words

Athletes

Happy Birthday, #7

Today would have been the great Mickey Mantle’s 82nd birthday. I’m going to say this right off the bat (pun intended) with full disclosure — my absolute favorite Yankee of all time is the great #7 himself Mickey Mantle. 566 more words

Yankees

yankees2013 reblogged this on Yankees Life and commented:

Reblogging this today... was thinking about this story when I remembered it was Mantle's 83rd birthday!

Remembering the Canadian who replaced Babe Ruth

*Writer’s Note: This is an updated version of an article that I’ve published previously on this blog.

He’s Canada’s Mr. October.

But even though George Selkirk earned five World Series rings during his nine-year career with the New York Yankees, the vast majority of baseball fans in Canada and the U.S. 1,253 more words

Canadian Baseball Hall Of Fame

Bryce Harper Designed His Own Sharkskin Tuxedos for January Wedding, Apparently

Bryce Harper only played in four playoff games with the Nationals this month before their elimination at the hands of the Giants in the NLCS. Even so, Harper made an impact with three home runs — giving him four in his brief postseason career. 282 more words

MLB

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If I don’t wanna talk about things, and I don’t know what they wanna hear, and I just wanna play ball. Does that make me the bad guy? 1,284 more words

Baseball

October 2, 1957 - The 1957 World Series Begins

On October 2, 1957, the National League Milwaukee Braves traveled to Gotham to meet the American League powerhouse and perennial favorite Yankees for Game 1 of the… 441 more words

1957

Derek Jeter: He Ended it His Way

September 29, 2014

O Captain, My Captain…it had to end sooner or later.

An athlete’s career is finite. It never lasts forever; it’s like a book with twists and turns. 591 more words

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