5 edition of The Mickey Mantle story found in the catalog.
The Mickey Mantle story
|Statement||as told to Ben Epstein. Foreword by Casey Stengel.|
|LC Classifications||GV865.M33 A3|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||108|
|LC Control Number||53005501|
Aug. 13, , marks the year anniversary of the death of Mickey Mantle, the greatest switch-hitter in baseball history. Fans remember Mantle for what he did on the field: he hit or higher a remarkable 10 times, was a three-time American League MVP Award winner and seven-time World Series champion. ‘7: The Mickey Mantle Novel’ By Peter Golenbock. The Lyons Press. pages. $ out of 5 stars. Mickey Mantle was a hero. Wide-eyed Little League boys imitated his crisp, powerful swing, ran the bases like him, wore his number 7 with adulation, wanted to play centerfield like him.
Winter, Jonah Mickey Mantle: The Commerce Comet Illustrated by C.F. Payne PICTURE BOOK Schwartz and Wade Books, $ Content: G. Mickey grew up in Oklahoma where his father provided for the family by working in a mine. From the beginning, Mickeys dad wanted him to be a baseball player so he always had him practicing/5. Mickey Charles Mantle was born in Spavinaw, Oklahoma, on Octo , the son of a minor-league player who never made it to the big leagues and named him after Major Leaguer Mickey 's father and grandfather -- who also never made it to the majors -- taught him how to play baseball, but more importantly also taught him how to be a switch-hitter.
Bestselling sportswriter Peter Golenbock knew Mickey Mantle, Billy Martin, Jim Bouton, Joe Pepitone, and many of Mantle’s friends, family, and teammates. While Mickey was a good person at heart, he had a dark side that went far beyond his /5(6). Mickey Mantle, the most powerful switch-hitter in baseball history and the successor to Babe Ruth and Joe DiMaggio as the symbol of the long reign of .
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About the Author. Tony Castro, whom The New York Times has called the definitive biographer of Mickey Mantle, is a Harvard and Baylor-educated historian and author of seven books. Mantle: The Best There Ever Was is the finale of his Mickey Mantle Trilogy that includes Mickey Mantle: America's Prodigal Son () and DiMag & Mick: Sibling Rivals, Yankee Blood Brothers ()/5(31).
Mickey Mantle is an American success story. A poor country boy, he captured the heart of the country's biggest city and became a hero to much of a generation. He was talented and was a nice guy. But those talents and that niceness were also part of a tragedy.
Injuries and debauchery prevented Mantle from realizing his full by: 3. A fun read, I really enjoyed the parts detailing Mickey Mantle's career with the New York Yankees.
But what made this different from other sports biographies is that this was writeen as a novel with Mantle narrating his story to a sports writer.
If even a third of his sex exploits here are true, I guess he'd rival Wilt Chamberlain for "scoring."/5. Award-winning sports writer Jane Leavy follows her New York Times runaway bestseller Sandy Koufax with the definitive biography of baseball icon Mickey Mantle.
The legendary Hall-of-Fame outfielder was a national hero during his record-setting career with the New York Yankees, but public revelations of alcoholism, infidelity, and family strife badly tarnished the/5.
This book would make Henry Miller blush. Golenbock, author of many sports books, has written a novel about baseball great Mickey Mantle. It takes place in heaven, where Mantle, talking with dead ba.
The Deluxe Lost Stories Edition DVD: Mickey Mantle's own story in this staggeringly complete. 2 Mickey Mantle DVD autobiography - the best baseball program ever. 3 (two hours illustrated with actual game footage) plus A Fan's Guide to Mickey Mantle, nearly. Mickey Mantle was once so intoxicated he threw up in the middle of a sex act with model Angie Dickinson, Ben Widdicombe writes in his memoir.
Gossip. Shah’s book contains encounters with a variety of athletes over the year, but only one earned a Page Six story in today’s New York Post. Her account recalls an interview with Mickey Mantle, and she is not shy as she relates the the time she spent with Mantle.
It’s a good read – sex always sells. Mickey Mantle Never Disappoints. MANTLE’S FIRST BOOK, THE MICKEY MANTLE STORY,INSCRIBED BY HIM EARLY IN HIS CAREER. MANTLE, Mickey and EPSTEIN, Ben. The Mickey Mantle Story. New York: Henry Holt, ().
Octavo, original tan cloth, original dust jacket. Early printing of Mantle’s first autobiography, illustrated with 36 early photographs, boldly inscribed, “To Peter, Best Wishes, Mickey Mantle.”. The book traces Mantle's ascendance as an icon of the s and baseball's place in American culture.
Mickey Mantle on the cover of Sports Illustrated. Look at the determination on Mickey Mantle’s face—the resolve in his fierce blue eyes, his flexed jaw, and the hardness around his mouth. The most valuable card in nearly every set issued during Mantle s career is the Mickey Mantle card.
The book features full-color reproductions of both the front and back of every Mantle card issued between andall of which are presented in actual size, and /5(7). Buy The Mickey Mantle Story, by Mickey Mantle online at Alibris.
We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop now. The Mick book. Read 21 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Mickey Mantle-arguably the greatest Yankee ever-tells all, from his childh /5.
I would say "The Last Boy," by Jane Leavy, It is one of the best baseball bios I have read. It has a lot of info. about Mantle I had never read before. It doesn't follow the usual format of a chronological narrative, but that is fine, since. Mickey Mantle has 17 books on Goodreads with ratings.
Mickey Mantle’s most popular book is The Mick. Get this from a library. The Mickey Mantle story. [Mickey Mantle; Ben Epstein] -- A biography of the famous baseball player for the New York Yankees.
Mickey Mantle: America's Prodigal Son is both an explosive biography of one of the world’s most fascinating and enduring sports heroes and a telling look at the American society of his time.
During six years of research, former Sports Illustrated writer Tony Castro interviewed more than friends, teammates, lovers, acquaintances, and 4/4(5). Mickey Mantle is a baseball legend.
‘The Mick’ played 18 seasons with the New York Yankees from to His accolades and numbers are as good as any player to ever play baseball. 7 World Series titles, 3 American League MVPs, 4-time home run leader, Triple Crown winner incareer home runs, 18 career World Series home runs, the list goes on and on.
Mickey Charles Mantle (Octo – Aug ), nicknamed The Commerce Comet and The Mick, was an American professional baseball player. Mantle played his entire Major League Baseball (MLB) career (–) with the New York Yankees as a center fielder, right fielder, and first was one of the best players and sluggers and is regarded by many as the greatest Batting average Mantle: The Best There Ever Was presents an American sports hero in all his glory, and all his torment.
Ron Rapoport. If you wish to fully understand the complicated life of Mickey Mantle, Tony Castro has written an extraordinary book.
There has been a library of books written on Mantle, but none will explain him the way this book : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.Mickey Charles Mantle was born on Octoin Spavinaw, Oklahoma, to Elvin ("Mutt") and Lovell Richardson Mantle.
A former semi-pro (professional but independent of Major League Baseball) baseball player, Mutt Mantle named his first child after Detroit Tigers catcher Mickey Cochrane.