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MLB: Mickey Mantle’s Impact on Society

New York Giants football player, Frank Gifford (who used Mickey Mantle’s locker when the baseball season ended, usually after Mantle helped lead the New York Yankees to another world championship), opened his mouth and proved the brilliance of Abe Lincoln’s expression:

"Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt."'

Gifford once asked what Mickey Mantle ever did to help society. Such a question reveals how little he understands about sports and society.

Tom Molito, the great videographer (Freebird... the Movie; Billy Martin: The Man... The Myth... The Manager) became Mantle's friend and has written a wonderful book that chronicles their friendship.

Molito is merely ...

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