Originally posted on Subway Squawkers  |  Last updated 4/29/12
There was a whole to-do in the media this weekend about how the Mickey Mantle's restaurant is in financial trouble, and may have to close. They haven't paid rent for four months, and may be evicted soon. (Imagine that!)So Bill Liederman, the former owner of the place, is trying to raise one million dollars to keep the place open. He has been trying to hit up former Yankee players like Goose Gossage and David Cone for $10,000 each, and current players, and seemed annoyed that they weren't jumping to do so. "Their agents just laugh," he complained.And this morning, I heard Liederman being interviewed on 1010 WINS asking for fans to donate $1,000 or more each and "band together" and save the restaurant, because "most Yankee fans have been there." To which I say, you have got to be kidding me!I guess I missed when a restaurant with an unusable website, serving overpriced, lousy food, with terrible service from wait staff and bartenders alike (check out the reviews online for the place -...
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