Reggie Jackson is selling the jersey he wore when he hit three home runs in Game 6 of the 1977 World Series, securing the New York Yankees’ 21st title and cementing a nickname that occupies the second line on his Hall of Fame plaque.
Was there ever another baseball hero quite like Mickey Mantle ? He had that swing, that sense of style. He could bat from both the right and the left. And he had the shattering tragedy of his World Series knee injury.
George Steinbrenner gets his place alongside Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle in Yankee Stadium’s Monument Park today as the New York Yankees honor their late owner before the start of a four-game series against Tampa Bay.