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The Late Great Mickey Mantle Besmirched By ‘TELL-ALL’ Book

by Mark Skousen Many consider Mickey Mantle the greatest baseball player ever, next to Babe Ruth, and he is certainly the greatest switch-hitter in baseball history. Mantle-related items like signed baseballs and bats command the highest prices of any ball player, past or present, with the exception of Ruth. He had a magnetic personality that [...]

October 7th, 2010|Insights|1 Comment

Son of The Mick™

As one of Mickey's sons, David gets a lot of requests for autographs, speaking engagements and personal appearances. He is also very knowledgeable about the value of sports and entertainment merchandise, memorabilia and collectibles. David is now offering the following services to collectors, schools, charities and fund raisers: Personal Appearances Speaking Engagements Autograph Signings Valuation [...]

May 10th, 2010|News|0 Comments

Baseball and Steroids

Mark McGwire recently joined a handful of MLB players who have publicly acknowledged their use of performance enhancing substances during their playing careers. While the Mantle Family is pleased that another player has stepped forward, we feel strongly that America's youth needs to be educated about the dangers of taking steroids. Thus, the Mantle Family [...]

January 7th, 2010|Insights|0 Comments

Awkward Combination Of History Book, Tabloid And Memoir

by Randall Swearingen "The Last Boy" by Jane Leavy is an awkward combination of a history book, a newsstand tabloid and a personal memoir. Most of the first fifteen chapters are an interesting history book about Mantle's childhood, the mining industry in Picher, and a couple of Mickey's historic games. Interspersed are chapters about the [...]

December 7th, 2009|Insights|0 Comments

A Letter From Danny And David Mantle To Mickeys’ Fans

In light of a new book that was just released, we felt compelled to make this public statement. Was dad an alcoholic? Yes, he could be unruly sometimes and say rude things but alcohol does that to people. It makes a person say and do things that they normally wouldn't do and say. When he [...]

December 7th, 2009|Insights|8 Comments

World Series Records vs. Post Season Records

MLB Needs to Abandon Post-Season Stats and Adopt Play-Off and World Series Stats It's interesting to think back in 1961 when Roger Maris' home run record was asterisked because he played in just 8 more games than Babe Ruth. MLB made a separate record book for the longer season. Why is it that today MLB [...]

October 7th, 2009|Insights|0 Comments

Hope Lodge Dedication

American Cancer Society Dedicates the Mickey Mantle Suite Danny and David Mantle were in New York City on September 29th with former NYC Mayor, Rudy Guilliani at the ribbon cutting of the Mickey Mantle Suite at Hope Lodge. The Hope Lodge houses families of cancer patients while the patients undergo their treatment. Danny Mantle [...]

September 29th, 2009|Charities, News|0 Comments