Mickey Mantle’s first roommate in professional baseball was a fellow teenager who enjoyed his claim to fame for decades. Bob Mallon, a pitcher on the Class D Independence (MO) Yankees, was already out of baseball when Mantle made his big league debut for the New York Yankees two years after the duo bunked together. Now, a couple of unique relics from that pairing of … [Read more...] about Newly Discovered Signed Mantle Baseballs from Minor League Roomie Coming to Auction
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The only Ty Cobb autographed baseball to carry a PSA 10 grade is up for sale through Heritage Auctions with bidding expected to easily reach six figures by the time bidding closes next weekend. The ball carries Cobb's blue ink signature and his handwritten date of a visit to St. Louis: 11/24/53. Carefully preserved, the ball dates to a Thanksgiving … [Read more...] about Special Cobb, Mantle Signed Balls at Auction
Sports memorabilia continues to roll out of America’s basements. Sometimes literally. In Plantsville, CT, someone stashed a prized baseball so well that it wasn’t found until the buyers of the old house began tearing it apart. Pete Cammuso, his son Anthony and Pete’s nephew, Jake were tearing down sheetrock inside the home, which Pete had just purchased from a local … [Read more...] about Basement Ball: Long Lost Signed Sphere Carries Mantle, More
Mickey Mantle knew how to swear and wasn't above doing it on an autographed baseball. One report says the latest Mantle f-bomb ball was bought by the Mick's family. … [Read more...] about Mantle Obscenity Ball Sold…to Mantles?