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The 1961 Yankees...the 2015 Toronto Blue Jays; bet you never thought you'd see me writing this; by Chuck Duboff

© Chuck Duboff

My earliest memories of watching baseball go back to 1961. That is when I became a New York Yankees fan. That team was led by Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, Whitey Ford and Yogi Berra. 525 more words

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Mantle and Murcer, Alike and Different

By Glen Sparks

Someone, in a fit of enthusiasm but with no mind for giving a young ballplayer a break, stuck the “next Mickey Mantle” sign onto Bobby Murcer’s back. 747 more words

Two new vintage Mickey Mantles added to collection

I received my latest package from COMC.com yesterday and in it were about two dozen cards including my two newest vintage Mickey Mabtle cards, a 1957 and a 1966. 47 more words

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SI Vault: Mickey Mantle's legacy, 20 years after his death - MLB - SI.com

Mickey Mantle has always been high on my list of players that I wish I could have seen play. On the 20th anniversary of his death I wanted to repost his obituary written by Richard Hoffer from the SI Vault. 1,501 more words

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Mickey Mantle: A Tragic Tale of Greatness

It’s 1951, Game Two of the World Series between the New York Yankees and the New York Giants. The rookie center fielder Willie Mays, hits a high fly ball to right-center field. 426 more words

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The great Mickey Mantle passed away 20 years ago today(August 13th). He was my dad’s favorite player as a kid and there is no telling how much money my grandmother threw away when she tossed his pieces of “cardboard” when he went off to the Air Force.