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Mickey Mantle: How Hudson River Swallowed the Mick’s Rookie Cards

many baseball fans and collectors, Yankees legend Mickey Mantle is equal to a Greek God.

A seven-time World Series champion, this switch-hitting Oklahoma native was a human highlight reel.

Known for his ability to hit for both average and power, as well as for his ability to make spectacular plays in the outfield, Mantle was the ultimate man’s man.

While Mantle’s career numbers were impressive to say the least, it was his play in the clutch that thrust him into icon status. This was especially true during World Series games, for Mantle holds all-time World Series records for home runs (18), RBI (40), walks (43), extra-base hits (26) total bases (123) and runs scored (42).

More impressive, this Herculean figure ...

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