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Mantle jersey retired...

Item # 561007

June 09, 1969

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts MA June 9, 1969

* Mantle jersey retired
* New York Yankees # 7

This 12 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 7: "Mantle Almost Broke Down As Old 'No. 7' Is Retired".

Tells of the retirement of the No. 7 New York Yankees jersey at Yankee Stadium.

Other news of the day. Light browning with little spine wear, otherwise good.

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 Series 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