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Our Mickey: Cherished Memories of an American Icon

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An affecting tribute to a generations most revered baseball player, this book includes the heartfelt memories of dozens of ballplayers, celebrities, authors, journalists, and fans who share their favorite story or anecdote about Mickey Mantle. In the 1950s and early '60s, America was dominated by John F. Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, and Mickey Mantle. But it was Mantle's unmatched combination of good looks, awe-inspiring athletic skill, natural charisma, and all-American-boy persona that set him at the top of this class. Allows Mantle's most famous fans to reveal why they adored the superstar so much, Our Mickey includes contributions by Billy Crystal, Hilary Rodham Clinton, Dan Rather, Donald Trump, Henry Kissinger, Ted Williams, and many more.

Synopsis:

This unusual and affecting tribute to Mickey Mantle bursts with the heartfelt memories of dozens of ball players, celebrities, authors, and journalists, along with fans who share their favorite story or anecdote about the revered athlete. Photos throughout.

About the Author

Bill Liederman was the founder of the New York Restaurant School who later opened a restaurant with Mickey Mantle in 1988. Maury Allen is a nationally known sportswriter and author with more than 30 books on baseball to his credit, including best sellers on Joe DiMaggio and Casey Stengel. He is a former writer for Sports Illustrated magazine and was a baseball expert and columnist for the New York Post and the Gannett newspapers for more than 40 years. Yogi Berra is a National Baseball Hall of Famer and a former catcher, outfielder, and manager of Major League Baseball. He was named an all-star player 15 times, won the American League MVP three times, played in 14 World Series games, and holds numerous World Series records including hitting the first pinch hit home run in World Series history. As a manager his teams won pennants in both the American and National Leagues during his career with the New York Mets and the New York Yankees. He lives in Montclair, New Jersey.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781572435988
Subtitle:
Cherished Memories of an American Icon
Foreword:
Berra, Yogi
Foreword by:
Berra, Yogi
Foreword:
Berra, Yogi
Author:
Berra, Yogi
Author:
Liederman, Bill
Author:
Allen, Maury
Editor:
Allen, Maury
Publisher:
Triumph Books
Location:
Chicago
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Baseball players
Subject:
Baseball - History
Subject:
Sports - Baseball
Subject:
Baseball players -- United States.
Subject:
Mantle, Mickey
Subject:
Biography-Sports
Subject:
United States / Northeast / Middle Atlantic (NJ, NY, PA)
Subject:
Baseball - General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
1260
Publication Date:
20040401
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in

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"Synopsis" by , This unusual and affecting tribute to Mickey Mantle bursts with the heartfelt memories of dozens of ball players, celebrities, authors, and journalists, along with fans who share their favorite story or anecdote about the revered athlete. Photos throughout.
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