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Mickey Mantle: Stories & Memorabilia from a Lifetime with the Mick
Some say he was the greatest ever—a rare combination of power and speed who made acrobatic catches and never failed to get a hit when his team needed it most. The son of an Oklahoma miner, he was the anchor in center field for a Yankees team that won seven world championships. He was three times the league MVP, he won the Triple Crown in 1956, and in 1961 he dueled teammat ...more
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by Harry N. Abrams
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I was born in 1951, although I remember Mickey Mantle and I played Little League baseball I never realized how great he was. I recently saw the Mick on Dick Cavett show (reruns on Decades TV) and thought he was a very likeable guy and wanted to read about him. He truly was an American hero.