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The Classic Mantle
In The Classic Mantle, acclaimed sportswriter Buzz Bissinger tells the story of Mickey Mantle’s unforgettable career. Mantle has long been considered one of baseball’s most memorable figures—playing his entire 18-year baseball career for the New York Yankees (1951–68), winning 3 American League MVP titles, playing in 20 All-Star games, and winning 7 World Series. Today, mo ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published October 15th 2012 by Stewart, Tabori and Chang
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This book took me roughly an hour to read. A very brief biography of Mickey Mantle there are certainly better done and more in depth books on the Mick. The book does have a lot of nice photo’s which is it’s one saving grace.
H.G. Bissinger has won the Pulitzer Prize, the Livingston Award, the National Headliner Award, and the American Bar Association's Silver Gavel for his reporting. The author has written for the television series NYPD Blue and is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. He lives in Philadelphia.More about H.G. Bissinger...