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. But his incredible stats and familiar image don't tell the whole story. His legend rests not only on all that he achieved during his career, but also on what he was to America - an embodiment of strength, athleticism, youth . . . and a reminder of our love for the game. His legacy is captured in more than his ball playing; it lives on in his family and his friends. Covering his entire life, from his impoverished childhood to his glorious career to his poignant sunset years, Mickey Mantle features rare photos and never-before-seen memorabilia, including removable facsimiles of Mickey's contracts, membership cards, letters, and other personal items. It also includes intimate stories collected over the years by his sons and his friend, writer Mickey Herskowitz: stories that paint a portrait of the man - The Mick - adored by countless fans.
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