Category: Mickey Mantle

Major League Baseball Celebrates ‘Jackie Robinson Day’ On April 15, Broke Colorline in 1947

Seventy-four years ago, on April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson made his Major League Baseball debut, and integrated Major League Baseball. Now, every April 15, MLB celebrates “Jackie Robinson Day” by having every player in the professional baseball wear his universally-retired No. 42. […]

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Breaking the Color Line: Major League Baseball Integration Began 74 Years Ago This Month

The stateside impact of World War II on the game of baseball created first economic challenges and ultimately unavoidable issues of conscience that eventually led to integration. […]

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Mickey Mantle Baseball Card Shatters 5-Month-Old Record, Sells For Astonishing $5.2 million

A Mickey Mantle baseball card has shattered a 5-month-old record for highest-selling sports card of all time, going for $5.2 million, PWCC Marketplace announced on Thursday. […]

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