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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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Fifty-five years after the fact, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports smugly presented a stunning indictment, with help from his expert witness, author Bill Jenkinson, that the 565’ blast by Mickey Mantle on April 17th, 1953 [...]