Here are 10 interesting facts that I didn't know about Mickey Mantle but learned from reading “The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America’s Childhood," by Jane Leavy.
Mantle’s physical problems as a major league player began just seven months into his career when, as a rookie in the 1951 first World Series, he caught a spike in an outfield drain while chasing down a fly ball in Yankee Stadium.
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