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The Last Boy by Jane Leavy
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Jul 02, 2011

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Read from July 02 to 04, 2011

I'm not a Yankee fan; but I now feel more empathy toward Mickey Mantle and his family. He was a tragic figure; but his own worst enemy. His filthy mouth and his appalling morals covered up his pain, abuse, and inferiority complex.

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