51 Years Ago Today – Mickey Mantle Plays In His Last All-Star Game July 9, 1968
Mickey Mantle’s final All Star game July 9, 1968 Mickey Mantle swings through a Tom Seaver fastball. photo: Sam C Pierson Jr. / Houston Chronicle
Mickey Mantle hit the first home run ever at the Houston Astrodome, in an exhibition game on April 9, 1965. The Astrodome was then the new home of the National League’s, Houston Astros.
When Mantle next returned to the Astrodome in 1968 it was for the All-Star Game. Continue reading
Tom Seaver Instructs Duffy Dyer, Ken Boswell And Cleon Jones -March 1970
The World Champion Miracle Mets of 1969 were looking forward to 1970. During spring training in March 1970, Tom Seaver has some instructions for Duffy Dyer, Ken Boswell and Cleon Jones.
The Mets would have a disappointing season going just 83-79 and finishing in third place in the National League Eastern division.