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Mickey Mantle's 200th home run....
Item # 562836
July 27, 1957
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 27, 1957
* Mickey Mantle 200th home run
* New York Yankees
This 34 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 17: "Bunning's Two Hitter Trims Yank Lead to Three Games, 3-2" with subhead and box scores.
This game had Mickey Mantle's 200th career home run with mention of this in the report. (see)
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 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). He is also the career leader in Walk-off home runs, with a combined 13 walkoff HR in regular season and postseason play (12 regular, 1 postseason)
Category: The 20th Century