A jaw-dropping collection of autographed cards spanning Mickey Mantle’s entire career is about to hit the auction block. Originally pieced together by a diligent collector from California, the collection includes 22 signed Mantle cards, including his 1951 Bowman rookie and 1952 Topps. Each will be solid individually. Of the 22 cards that will be offered, 16 … [Read more...] about Collection of High-Grade Mickey Mantle Autographed Cards Coming to Auction
Mickey Mantle autographed
Long before the crush of autograph seekers made spring training an annual target, the atmosphere around big league camps was much more personal for those who did make the pilgrimage to warmer climates. For one baseball fan, though, spring training of 1968 meant a chance to have Mickey Mantle sign a couple of baseball cards he had pulled from packs when the Yankees’ … [Read more...] about Signed 1951, ’52 Mantle Cards Coming to Auction
Promoters asked Mickey Mantle to sign all kinds of autograph inscriptions when he did shows in the 1980s and early 90s. Much of the time he obliged. Caught at the right (or wrong) time, Mantle was also known to sign a few baseballs with phrases that weren’t necessarily ‘G’ rated. Sometimes Mantle scribbled messages that were just funny and one of those is coming to auction … [Read more...] about Notes: Mantle’s Message, Big Vintage Buy, Famous Belt for Auction
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?