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Mickey Mantle might have been accused of doing a lot of things during his career, but cheating wasn't one of them.
And the Mantle family wants to keep it that way.
Days after Grey Flannel Auctions sent out a press release about an upcoming auction of a corked 1964 bat Mantle allegedly used, Mantle's family issued a statement and retained a law firm to stop the auction.
"Our Dad loved, revered and dedicated his whole life and professional career to the game of baseball. He persevered through devastating injuries to play 18 seasons for the New York Yankees and won seven World Series and many awards. The legacy of our Dad's professionalism, perseverance and integrity has endured for more than 43 years since his retirement from baseball and is a testament to his status as an icon in American sports and culture.
"Recently, an on-line sports memorabilia marketer promoted an outrageously false, misleading and deceptive claim, apparently for a quick buck and public...
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Mickey Mantle’s family issued a statement and retained a law firm on Monday to dispute the allegation that the Hall of Famer used a corked bat when he played.
Earlier this month, there was a report that a corked bat being sold at auction belonged to none other than New York Yankees great, Mickey Mantle. While this certainly wasn’t going to ruin the reputation of the legendary Hall of Fame outfielder to his legions of fans, it did bring a level of discouragement to the Mantle family, and they decided to hit back at what they say is an...
Earlier this month, a corked bat believed to be used by Yankees legend Mickey Mantle made its way to Grey Flannel Auctions.
Needless to say, the Mantle family isn’t happy one bit.
The family hired Bracewell & Giuliani LLP and issued a statement regarding the alleged altered lumber, which can be seen below, thanks to Finance.Yahoo.com.
“Our Dad loved, revered and dedicated...
The family of Yankees legend Mickey Mantle pulled what is claimed to be a corked bat used by the Bronx Bomber from an auction and released this statement.
Did Mo substitute the bug-repellent with sugar spray? Who's sick idea was this? Mo's?Did Mo trick Joba into performing surgery on Mickey Mantle's brain? While Joba was sleeping, who administered the hair-growth stimulant to Joba's upper lip? Who is about to shoot Joba? Mo? Should we believe their smiles?
You know all that talk about Mickey Mantle allegedly corking his bat that got Mike Francesa's panties in a bunch? (NO! GOD NO! GOD NO! MY GOD NO!) Mantle’s family issued a statement today on the...
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Weekly on Mondays Phil Naessens Show Sports-Kings/Reading Between the Seams Managing editor David Whitlock joins Phil to cover major league baseball coast to coast. This week, David and Phil discuss horrible umpiring, Mickey Mantle and corked bats and MLB icons are the topics of todays Phil Naessens Show. Plus Reuben’s Rockies, WFAN Radio Personality Mike Francesa’s reaction...