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A Close Play At The Plate In Game 3 Of The 1951 World Series

Alvin Dark Slides In Safely As Yogi Berra Drops The Ball And The Yankees Fall Apart NEW YORK: ERROR FOR BERRA – Giant Alvin Dark is safe at the plate as Yogi Berra drops the ball trying to tag him. … Continue reading

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Mickey Mantle’s Last Game At Yankee Stadium

Unlike Rivera’s Farewell, No Fanfare And Only 5,723 Fans At Yankee Stadium – September 25, 1968 With all the celebrations surrounding Mariano Rivera’s retirement and last game at Yankee Stadium, it got me thinking about Mickey Mantle’s last game at … Continue reading

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Billy Martin, Mickey Mantle Prepare For The 1952 World Series

Martin, Mantle Prepare Series Strategy 60 years ago, the World Series started on the first day of October. This year the World Series will begin October 24! Here is another one of these great baseball news photographs. This one is … Continue reading

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Yankees Spring Training 1963

Mickey Mantle Bunting The opening of the 2012 baseball season is only weeks away. It is a time to practice skills that may be needed during the regular season. In this photograph from 1963, Mickey Mantle is attempting to bunt … Continue reading

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Mickey Mantle After Retirement

3 Photographs of Yankees First Base Coach – Mickey Mantle   Mickey Mantle announced his retirement March 1, 1969. In 1970, Mickey Mantle was an announcer on the NBC Game of the Week, but left in late August and  joined … Continue reading

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The Original Yankee Stadium – Photographs and Memories

A Reflection on The Late, Great Yankee Stadium With Vintage Photographs I visited the new Yankee Stadium once in 2009 when it first opened. The feeling was a bit surreal. It was like being in Yankee Stadium, but it wasn’t. … Continue reading

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