Mickey Mantle: My Favorite Summer, 1956

Mickey Mantle: My Favorite Summer, 1956

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by Mickey Mantle
     
 

Mickey Mantle, the hayseed kid from Spavinaw, Oklahoma, was in his sixth year with the Yankees. He was already America's homerun king. He was about to become a national hero. 1956 would be a record-breaking season: the golden summer fans would remember forever. Now Mickey Mantle brings it all back just the way it happened--spectacular playing on field, crazy… See more details below

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Mickey Mantle, the hayseed kid from Spavinaw, Oklahoma, was in his sixth year with the Yankees. He was already America's homerun king. He was about to become a national hero. 1956 would be a record-breaking season: the golden summer fans would remember forever. Now Mickey Mantle brings it all back just the way it happened--spectacular playing on field, crazy hijinks with Whitey Ford and Billy Martin off. There never was a time like it before in baseball. There never will be again. It was magic.

"Packed full of wild stories of life on the baseball road." -- New York Daily News

"The average man with above-average gifts and courage who gave to the game, and through it to millions of Americans...Hours of grace and moments of glory." -- The New York Times Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780440212034
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/02/1992
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
4.18(w) x 6.76(h) x 1.05(d)

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