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May 14, 1955
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, May 14, 1955
* Mickey Mantle
* New York Yankees
* 3 home runs in a row
* 463' or more
This 12 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 8: "Mantle Poles Three On Switch" which tells of Mickey Mantle hitting 3 consecutive home runs of more than 463 feet in one game.
Other news of the day. Light browning, otherwise in good condition.
wikipedia notes: Mickey Charles Mantle (October 20, 1931 – August 13, 1995) was an American baseball player who was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1974.
He played his entire 18-year major-league professional career for the New York Yankees, winning 3 American League MVP titles and playing in 16 All-Star games. Mantle played on 12 pennant winners and 7 World Championship clubs. He still holds the records for most World Series home runs (18), RBIs (40), runs (42), walks (43), extra-base hits (26), and total bases (123).
Category: The 20th Century