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Lot # 68: 1952 Mickey Mantle, "Yankees Rookie Looks to Break Sophomore Slump"

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 10 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Fall Premier Auction 2018",
which ran from 10/20/2018 8:00 PM to
11/10/2018 8:00 PM



1952 Action photograph from spring training in St. Petersburg showing a young Mickey Mantle skipping with joy at the prospect of a big season for the Yankees. He came into the league the year before with big fanfare, but slumped at the beginning. Here we see Mantle on a surgically repaired knee hoping for a big second season. Issued by the Associated Press and stamped on the back with the early 1952 date!

Size: 7x9
Designation: Wire
Condition: 4/5
Quality: 4.5/5
Overall Grade: 8.5/10

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