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Mickey Mantle signs a classic M & M dashing duo vintage glossy photograph!
n.p., n.d.. 8" x 9.75". "Signed vintage glossy photo, 8"" x 9.75"" . Classic photo of two Yankee legends known as the M & M duo, the photo depicts the two Yankee legends, Roger Marris and Mickey Mantle facing each other while resting their bats on their shoulders. Boldly signed by Mickey Mantle ""Mickey Mantle"" in blue felt tip. Accompanied with an LOA by James Spence, LLC with their associated authentication sticker located on the photo lower left. Slight rubbing to very outer edge, else near fineIt was during the 1961 season that Mantle and teammate Roger Maris, known as the M&M Boys, chased Babe Ruth's 1927 single-season home run record. Maris set the MLB record for home runs during the 1961 season with 61, breaking Babe Ruth's single-season record of 60 home runs in 1927. Meanwhile Mantle was arguably the greatest offensive threat of any center fielder in baseball history with an incredible lifetime stats of the highest career OPS of any center fielder and he had the highest stolen base percentage in history at the time of his retirement. In addition, compared to the four other center fielders on the all-century team, he had the lowest career rate of grounding into double plays (by far) and he had the highest World Series on-base percentage and World Series slugging percentage. He also had an excellent 0.984 fielding percentage when playing center field. Mantle was noted for his ability to hit for both average and power, especially tape measure home runs. He hit 536 MLB career home runs, batted .300 or more ten times, and is the career leader (tied with Jim Thome in walk-off home runs, with a combined thirteen, twelve in the regular season and one in the postseason.Mantle won the Triple Crown in 1956, leading the major leagues in batting average, home runs, and runs batted in (RBI); he later wrote a book about his best year in baseball. He was an All-Star for 16 seasons, playing in 16 of the 20 All-Star Games that were played.[ He was an American League MVP three times and a Gold Glove winner once. Mantle appeared in 12 World Series including 7 championships, and holds World Series records for the most home runs (18), RBIs (40), Extra-base hits (26), runs (42), walks (43), and total bases (123).Perfect for a Yankee fan or lover of baseball legends! "
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