Our Mickey: Cherished Memories of an American Icon

Our Mickey Cherished Memories of an American Icon Mickey Mantle was far than the greatest baseball player of his generation He was also a beloved national hero a cultural icon and a living legend The Mick touched the lives of millions of Americans

  • Title: Our Mickey: Cherished Memories of an American Icon
  • Author: Bill Liederman Maury Allen Yogi Berra
  • ISBN: 9781572435988
  • Page: 255
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Mickey Mantle was far than the greatest baseball player of his generation He was also a beloved national hero, a cultural icon, and a living legend The Mick touched the lives of millions of Americans, both personally and from afar From the time he joined the New York Yankees as a highly touted 19 year old prospect from Commerce, Oklahoma, in the spring of 1951, MicMickey Mantle was far than the greatest baseball player of his generation He was also a beloved national hero, a cultural icon, and a living legend The Mick touched the lives of millions of Americans, both personally and from afar From the time he joined the New York Yankees as a highly touted 19 year old prospect from Commerce, Oklahoma, in the spring of 1951, Mickey captured the hearts of his adoring legions of fans and fellow athletes alike His popularity only grew throughout his 18 year playing career, into his post baseball days under the glare of the spotlight, and to the very end of his courageous battle against cancer Whether you were a Yankee teammate or an opposing player, a journalist or a fellow public figure, or a fan of any age, your life was than likely impacted by Mickey Mantle Through dozens of personal stories, Our Mickey provides individual glimpses into the life, personality, and character of Mickey Mantle Many of these stories from the likes of Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford, Stan Musial, Sandy Koufax, Willie Mays, Billy Crystal, David Halberstam, Dan Rather, Regis Philbin, and Henry Kissinger will make you laugh, and others might induce a tear But all will evoke strong feelings and bring the reader a little deeper into Mick s world as he lived it Whether you gre wup marveling at Mantle s prodigious home runs and infectious energy on and off the field, or if you just want to learn about the greatest player of baseball s celebrated golden era, Our Mickey will give you unique insight into one of history s most beloved figures.

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    2. I suppose one's opinion of this book would be based on one's opinion of bathroom humor. Personally, I wish I had never read this collection of moronic anecdotes about a great baseball icon. Mickey Mantle was a hero to millions of fans who grew up during the 1950's. I was disappointed to learn that his post Yankees life was filled with boorish and in some cases, destructively hurtful behavior. He was a man-child who allowed his abuse of alcohol to rule his actions. I understand that alcoholism is [...]

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