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  Mickey Mantle Encyclopedia Articles @ LaunchBase.org (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Mantle announced his retirement on March 1, 1969, and in 1974, as soon as he was eligible, he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame; his uniform number 7 was retired by the Yankees.
Mantle accepted the position, regardless as he felt the rule was "stupid." He was reinstated on March 18, 1985 by Kuhn's successor, Peter Ueberroth.
Mantle and former teammate Whitey Ford were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame together in 1974, Mantle in his first year of eligibility, Ford in his second.
www.launchbase.org /encyclopedia/Mickey_Mantle   (2256 words)

  
 Mickey Mantle | BaseballLibrary.com
Mickey Mantle was a baseball star of the highest magnitude.
Mantle is leading the AL in hitting, HRs and is one behind the Senators' Roy Sievers in RBIs.
Mantle's 2nd homer, in the 8th, is the tie breaker.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/M/Mantle_Mickey.stm   (11098 words)

  
 Mickey Mantle at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Mantle was a switch-hitter whose career was mostly in center field.
Mantle announced his retirement from baseball on March 1, 1969 and in 1974 he was inducted into the United States Baseball Hall of Fame; his uniform number 7 was retired by the Yankees.
Mantle received a liver transplant on June 8, 1994 after his liver had been damaged by years of chronic alcoholism, cirrhosis, and hepatitis C.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Mickey_Mantle.html   (575 words)

  
 Mickey Mantle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Mickey Charles Mantle (October 20, 1931 – August 13, 1995) was an American baseball player, regarded as one of the best of all time.
Mickey had played shortstop in the minor leagues, but on arrival at the Yankees, he became the regular right fielder (playing only a few games at shortstop and third base in 1952 to 1955).
Mantle spoke with great remorse of his drinking in a Sports Illustrated article, "My Life In A Bottle." He said that he was telling the same old stories, and realizing how much of them involved himself and others being drunk, and he decided they weren't funny anymore.
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 Mantle Mickey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It was many years ago, when young Mickey Mantle first patrolled centerfield for the New York Yankees, that I first heard that he fully expected to die of the same genetic disease that killed his father and his uncle in their 30s.
Mickey wasn't seen in EPCOT Center (the original name for what is now known as Epcot), but could be seen long after the park opened in a very 80's spacesuit with multicolored trim...
Mickey Mantle's rise to legend status came with the famous No. 7 on his back, and the New York Yankees decided when he retired that no player would ever wear that number again.
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 Mickey Mantle - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Another Mantle homer at Griffith Stadium in Washington on April 17, 1953, was said to have traveled 565 feet.
In the last years of his life, Mickey Mantle, always so hard on himself, finally began to appreciate the difference between a role model and a hero.
On Mickey Mantle Day, June 8, 1969, in addition to the retirement of his uniform number 7, Mantle was given a plaque that would hang on the center field wall at Yankee Stadium, near the monuments to Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Miller Huggins.
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 Special to Behind the Bombers From Harvey Frommer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Mantle was signed for a bonus of $1,150 and a salary of $140 a month.
"Mickey Mantle came into the 1951 Phoenix rookie camp as a young phenom," recalled Andy Carey who was also a young phenom on the scene.
On August 13, 1995 in Dallas, Mickey Mantle died of liver cancer.
www.allsports.com /mlb/yankees/frommer39.htm   (1040 words)

  
 Mickey Mantle Statistics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
AP - In telling Mickey Mantle's story, it's easy to get wrapped up in his tremendous home runs, the World Series championships he won and the anecdotes about his boozy carousing.
Just like baseball fans who obsessed over Mickey Mantle or Willie Mays, young writers have long idolized their favorite authors with an...
Mickey Mantle was an athlete for the ages, but his tumultuous personal life is the backbone of "Mantle," which traces his bumpkin beginnings through his Hall of Fame career to his later meltdowns and post-liver transplant personal clarity.
mickeymantlestatistics.mirymickey.com   (1129 words)

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