Mickey Mantle And Roger Maris Baseball Card
1965 topps baseball 9 card reprint lot 1 hank aaron mickey mantle willie mays roberto clemente sandy koufax pete rose roger marisbob gibson ernie banks 3600 36.
Mickey mantle and roger maris baseball card. Awesome card lot 50 cards with 1960s baseball cards each lot includes ted williams mickey mantle honus wagner roberto clemente willie mays ty cobb derek jeter. Mickey mantle joined the yankees in 1951. Baseball popularity reached new heights in 1961 as mickey mantle and roger maris battled for the american league mvp and a new single season home run record. Huge baseball card collection babe ruth goudey lou gehrig psa rookie footbal bart starr duration.
His relationship with the yankees was shaky and he would be traded in december of 1966. Mickey mantle roger maris baseball cards. Bud selig announced on january 19 2000 that the 30 major league club owners voted unanimously to centralize all of baseballs. He was one of the most popular players of his era and an icon for one of the games all time great franchises.
Roger maris joined the yankees becoming mickey mantles teammate in 1960 when the kansas city athletics traded maris with kent hadley and joe demaestri in exchange for marv throneberry norm siebern hank bauer and don larsen. As a roger maris fan this is an important card as 1966 would prove to be maris last season as a yankee. He spent much of the season playing with a broken hand which had gone undiagnosed. If you collect mickey mantle baseball cards then you know one thing is for certain.
Mickey mantle may not have broken every record in the book as many predicted he would but there is no denying his baseball cards changed the hobby forever and remain as popular today as ever. Roger eugene maris september 10 1934 december 14 1985 was an american professional baseball right fielder.