Mickey Mantle

Birthdate 10/20/1931
Death Date 8/14/1995
Debut Year 1951
Year of Induction 1974
Teams Yankees
Position Center Field

Mickey Mantle was a 20-time All Star, a seven-time World Series champion, and three time AL Most Valuable Player.

In the collection:

A notarized signature of Mickey Mantle

A notarized signature of Mickey Mantle

Forged autographs have permeated the market. Many Yankee signatures such as Ruth, DiMaggio, and Mantle are among the most forged in the hobby. In the collection is a notarized signature of Mickey Mantle. Signed on May 1, 1990, this sheet has a picture of the sweet-swinging 20-time All Star as well
Former Mantle teammate gushes about The Mick

Former Mantle teammate gushes about The Mick

Dr. Bobby Brown had an illustrious baseball career, hitting .439 in his 17 World Series games and later becoming president of the American League. In this handwritten letter, Brown writes, “Mickey Mantle as a rookie in 1951 had the most raw talent of anyone I’ve ever seen — then an
Notes pitcher who served up Mantle's first MLB HR

Notes pitcher who served up Mantle's first MLB HR

On May 1st, 1951, Mickey Mantle was nothing more than a rookie saddled with high expectations. Mantle, who hit 535 career homers smashed his first round tripper that day off of White Sox hurler Randy Gumpert. In the collection is a handwritten letter from Gumpert with content about that fateful day.
Thoughts from Jim Lonborg, the last pitcher to face Mickey Mantle

Thoughts from Jim Lonborg, the last pitcher to face Mickey Mantle

On September 28, 1968 Mickey Mantle played his last big league game. The starting pitcher for the Red Sox that day was Jim Lonborg who was coming off of a Cy Young campaign the previous season. In the collection is this questionnaire filled out and signed by Lonborg. The pitcher recalls that in the

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