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Flashback: Young Ernie Banks vs. Mickey Mantle in Homerun Derby

It is a shame that so much of the footage of Ernie Banks is from later in his career. His knee problems led to him being heavier and looking less athletic. Unfortunately, there aren’t many highlights available from earlier in his career. I can’t remember ever seeing any footage of Banks playing shortstop. So I was glad to stumble upon these classics from Homerun Derby from 1960...
Via Sherman Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Berra, Mantle Both Winners on Sunday

While Hanna-Barbera has maintained that their popular cartoon character Yogi Bear is not named after the popular New York Yankees catcher…”Yogi Berra” the racehorse clearly is. Matter of fact, the three-year-old colt is actually owned by Jessica Steinbrenner, the daughter of the late Yankees owner, and the man who hired Berra to manage the team back in 1984, George Steinbrenner...
Via Hall of Very Good
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Derek Jeter’s final career at-bat (Video)

New York Yankees star Derek Jeter hit an RBI infield single at Boston’s Fenway Park in the final at-bat of his 20-year career on Sunday. Jeter has officially hung up his pinstripes. It was the 3,465th hit of his career— 6th on the all-time list. Check out the video: 
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in History: Mickey Mantle Hits 400th Home Run

On September 10, 1962, Mickey Mantle hit his 400th career home run to assist the New York Yankees in a 3-1 away victory over the Detroit Tigers. The game started with Al Kaline hitting a solo home run off of Ralph Terry in the first inning. Mantle answered with the historic home run, a solo, in the fifth. The Yankees pulled it together in the ninth when Richardson scored off of a...
Via Grandstand University
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Mickey Mantle's Texas drivers license on auction for half a million

A Mickey Mantle baseball card might not be the most valuable card collectors are after.  The New York Yankees legend and Hall of Famer's Texas drivers license is up for grabs on Ebay for a price tag of $500,000.  The seller doesn't say how he obtained the license, but states that the winner will be "the only person in the world to have this amazing personal item from one of the...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Mickey Mantle's driver's license on eBay for big bucks

Fans taking food out of their kids mouths to spend it their passed sports idols’ memorabilia always struck me as exceptionally macabre. That...
Via Busted Coverage
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Mickey Mantle’s deathbed letter from speech to hit auction block

Micky Mantle's famous deathbed handwritten letter from his speech is set to hit the auction block, with bidding starting at $10,000.
Via Gamedayr
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Hand-written notes from Mickey Mantle's deathbed speech up for auction

Legendary Yankee Mickey Mantle's hand-written notes from his emotional farewell address given on July 12, 1995 from the Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas while recovering from a liver transplant are soon going up for auction, according to TMZ Sports. The speech, which begged his fans, "Please don't do drugs and alcohol," was written on the back of a PGA golf tour scorecard...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mickey Mantle's handwritten death bed speech up for auction

The hand-scribbled notes from Mickey Mantle's emotional farewell address — recited from his deathbed — is about to hit the auction block. The legendary speech —  televised from the Baylor University Medical Center on July 12, 1995 —  includes the hard-living Mantle begging his fans, "Please don't do drugs and alcohol. God only gave us one body."Mantle died just 4 weeks...
Via The Other Paper
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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