Micky Mantle's famous deathbed handwritten letter from his speech is set to hit the auction block, with bidding starting at $10,000.
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...
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Grey Flannel Auctions is set to auction off a deathbed speech — you read that right, a deathbed speech — written and delivered by Yankees legend Mickey Mantle four weeks before his death in 1995. If that’s not creepy enough for you, it’s written on the back of a PGA tour...
Mickey Mantle's handwritten deathbed speech is up for auction. Which is just bizarre. [The Other Paper]The speech was televised from the Baylor University Medical Center on July 12, 1995. Mick died 4 weeks later. How the family doesn't possess this is just nuts.**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
In 1995, Mickey Mantle gave an emotional farewell speech from his hospital bed at the Baylor University Medical Center.In the speech, Mantle famously pleaded with fans, "Please don't do drugs and alcohol. God only gave us one body."Unfortunately, the ex-Yankees legend passed away four weeks after delivering the speech at the age of 63, suffering from liver cancer, cirrhosis...
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...
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New York Yankees Writer
In my series on Yankee greats, I have written about Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Derek Jeter and Joe DiMaggo. This article is my favorite thus far though. It is about my favorite Yankee of all-time, Mickey Mantle. So here goes. As Bob Sheppard says, ” Number 7, Mickey Mantle, Number 7. ”
Mickey Charles Mantle was born on October...
Mickey Mantle's family has donated $40,000 to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund.
The money was raised by an online auction of the baseball Hall of Famer's 1960 contract with the New York Yankees.
New Jersey first lady Mary Pat Christie, who leads the fund, says the Mantle family called New Jersey home for 18 years while Mantle played for the Yankees.
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2013
DEFENDING THE NAME
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.
The other day, the internet exploded when word came out that "Baseball Wives" star Anna Benson beat up (or is "bludgeoned" the proper term?) Cheri Knoblauch with a 12-inch *****.Now, there's a story hitting the wires of a 17-year-old forking his buddy teen over a Mickey Mantle baseball card.Here's this from Philly.com (via Deadspin):
A central Pennsylvania...