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.