Found May 04, 2013 on Eagles Eye:
Maybe I'm still shell-shocked at how our Livefyre commentary section has just arisen from the dead--- but I find myself immersed in "Leon Sandcastle" back-from-the-past speculation... Deion Sanders and Bo Jackson were probably the last of the 2-sport stars sharing both Major League Baseball and NFL football pedigrees... But in a moment of reflection, I wonder how, if the hands of time were turned differently, these following spotlighted past stars of baseball would have fared in the NFL...and possibly for the Eagles... First up--- Mickey Mantle... 5-11, 195, and 4.25 in the '40...             Mantle was clocked at 4.25 in the '40 (yes, I know, it was a handheld stop-watch) coming out of high school in Commerce, Oklahoma in 1949. After busting up his knee in an outfield drain/spike-catch incident in Yankee Stadium in 1951, Mantle would never again approach that kind of foot-speed. Mickey Charles Mantle was born on...
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