More than 43 years after his last game and 17 after his death, Mickey Mantle is still a big draw. You’ll find many Mantle collectors from coast-to-coast, but in the shadows of Yankee Stadium, he’s still the undisputed king of the hobby.
Last year, a couple of promoters in Holmdel, New Jersey decided to create a Mantle-themed card show. It was popular enough to do it again on Sunday and the turnout was solid at the local fire company.
Dealers brought Mantle autographs, vintage and modern Mantle baseball cards, old Yankees memorabilia and plenty of other material.
The Asbury Park Press stopped in for a little show and tell: