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Mickey Mantle's Memorial Stadium HR....
Item # 568966
August 11, 1957
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, August 11, 1957 This 40+ page newspaper has two column headlines on page of the sport's section (inside) that include: "Mantle and Slaughter Power Yankees to Win" and more with box scores. (see)
Tells of Mickey Mantle blasting a 460 foot homer to become the first player to clear the center field-hedge at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland.
Other news of the day throughout. Light browning, otherwise in good condition.
Category: The 20th Century