My Favorite Summer, 1956
Mickey Mantle, the hayseed kid from Spavinaw, Oklahoma, was in his sixth year with the Yankees. He was already America's homerun king. He was about to become a national hero. 1956 would be a record-breaking season: the golden summer fans would remember forever. Now Mickey Mantle brings it all back just the way it happened--spectacular playing on field, crazy hijinks with Whitey Ford and Billy Martin off. There never was a time like it before in baseball. There never will be again. It was magic.
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My favorite summer, 1956User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Autobiographies ( The Mick , Jove, 1987), biographies, and other books have recounted his story. Here, however, Mantle and New York Daily News sportswriter Pepe tell of his favorite campaign. His tale ... Read full review