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Our Mickey: Cherished Memories of an American Icon
     

Our Mickey: Cherished Memories of an American Icon

by Bill Liederman
 

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An unusual and affecting tribute to a generation's most revered baseball player, Our Mickey bursts with powerful emotion from the stories of some of those who knew Mickey Mantle the best—Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford, Stan Musial, Sandy Koufax, Willie Mays, Billy Crystal and many more.

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An unusual and affecting tribute to a generation's most revered baseball player, Our Mickey bursts with powerful emotion from the stories of some of those who knew Mickey Mantle the best—Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford, Stan Musial, Sandy Koufax, Willie Mays, Billy Crystal and many more.

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Library Journal
Are your shelves starting to sag with books about Mickey Mantle? No matter, this book will circulate well as Mantle will always hold a special place in baseball lore. Some of the greats weigh in on the Mick in this oral history remembrance, including Stan Musial, Sandy Koufax, Willie Mays, and teammates Yogi Berra and Whitey Ford. The book also benefits from Mantle devotees Billy Crystal and David Halberstam. Compulsively readable. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781617493362
Publisher:
Triumph Books
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,122,626
File size:
736 KB

Meet the Author

Bill Liederman was the founder of the New York Restaurant School who later opened a restaurant with Mickey Mantle in 1988. Maury Allen is a nationally known sportswriter and author with more than 30 books on baseball to his credit, including best sellers on Joe DiMaggio and Casey Stengel. He is a former writer for Sports Illustrated magazine and was a baseball expert and columnist for the New York Post and the Gannett newspapers for more than 40 years. Yogi Berra is a National Baseball Hall of Famer and a former catcher, outfielder, and manager of Major League Baseball. He was named an all-star player 15 times, won the American League MVP three times, played in 14 World Series games, and holds numerous World Series records including hitting the first pinch hit home run in World Series history. As a manager his teams won pennants in both the American and National Leagues during his career with the New York Mets and the New York Yankees. He lives in Montclair, New Jersey.

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