1940s high school yearbook featuring students and faculty, activities and sports, candids, shots of the school and surrounding, and including young pitcher and futture professional baseball great Mickey Mantle who is pictured 9 times, including in class, school newspaper (editor), football, basketball, most popular, and in the senior play, and he is already noted to be veru focused already on baseball. Great photos and period design from a very small school with only 41 graduating seniors. New York Yankees as a center fielder and first baseman. He is considered one of the greatest players and sluggers and is regarded by many as the greatest. Mantle was arguably the greatest offensive threat of any center fielder in baseball history. He has the highest career. Of any center fielder, and he had the highest stolen base percentage in history at the time of his retirement. In addition, compared to the other four center fielders on the All-Century team, he had the lowest career rate of grounding into double plays, and he had the highest World Series on-base percentage and World Series slugging percentage. He also had an excellent fielding percentage. He was noted for his ability to hit for both. Hit 536 MLB career home runs, batted. 300 or more ten times. And is the career leader. Twelve in the regular season and one in the. Mantle won the Triple Crown in 1956, leading the major leagues in batting average, home runs, and runs batted in (RBIs). He was an All-Star for 16 seasons , MVP three times, home run leader four times, and a Gold Glove winner. He appeared in 12 World Series including winning seven championships, and he holds World Series records for the most home runs (18), RBIs (40), extra-base hits (26), runs (42), walks (43), and total bases (123). His Yankees jersey #7 was retired, in 1974 he was inducted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame, and in 1999 he was elected to the Major League Baseball All-Century Team. Very Good condition hardback. With tight binding and text and clean pages, with no must or mildew, no smoke effects or missing pieces, with minor cover shelf wear, and inner binding between the first (blue) page and the blank white page facing. Binding otherwise is very tight. Great rarity giving a great early look into the early life and times of one of the game’s greatest. Spanky’s Archive since 1986. Thank you for stopping by! 10 9 8 7 rookie very first card pre-rookie. Ty cobb, stan musial, willie mays, lou gehrig, jackie robinson, joe dimaggio, babe ruth, whitey ford, roger maris, 1952 rookie, yogi berra. The item “1949 MICKEY MANTLE senior High School Yearbook Yankees 7x WS Champ 16x AS ++” is in sale since Sunday, May 19, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Historical Memorabilia\Teaching & Education\Elementary & High Schools”. The seller is “spanky*s-archive” and is located in Iowa City, Iowa. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
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