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My childhood hero was The Mick. I can remember as a kid buying packs of baseball cards with my meager funds in the hopes of coming across just one Mantle card. They were rare finds. My father once took me to a game at The Stadium, but Mick was not playing that day due to injury. I distinctly remember chanting with the rest of the crowd in the late innings “We want Mickey! We want Mickey!” and cheering when this tiny speck came out of the dugout and doffed his hat to us. It was the closest I ever got to him.
In the mid 80s my son got interested in baseball cards (all of mine had long since disappeared) and we began going to card shows. I found myself purchasing a 1969 Mantle card (the year he retired so it had all of his stats) and a 1969 Yankee Yearbook. A few years later he attended a card show and we were told he would autograph one item for each fan. I was a kid again. Out came the yearbook. As I shook his hand I remember him commenting that it had been a long time since he had seen one of those.
His autograph is the only one I have.
Canon EOS 350 D camera with a Sigma AF 18-200mm DC OS Zoom lens
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