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Thousands of Mickey Mantle’s First Topps Cards Were Dumped into Ocean

45 years after he played his last game, New York Yankees legend Mickey Mantle still rivals a Greek God to many baseball fans and collectors.

A seven-time World Series champion, Mantle was a human highlight reel. Known for his ability to hit for both average and power and for his reputation for making almost unworldly plays in the outfield, Mantle was the ultimate “man’s man” in his time.

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

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