Results for tag: Mickey Mantle
Posted by: Chris Shearn on Aug 10, 2010 at 12:48:25 PM

How many times have you heard this or said it yourself? I wish I was around to see Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, or Mickey Mantle play. What we would give to be able to get in Doc Brown's DeLorean and head back in time to see one of Ruth's mammoth blasts, Gehrig's sweet swing, DiMaggio's effortless fielding and 56-game hitting streak, or the sheer power of Mickey Mantle from both sides of the plate? These guys were legendary. The only connection I have to past legends is my father. He tells me stories all the time about Mantle and how he used to go to Connie Mack Stadium in Philadelphia and have conversations with Jackie Robinson at third base. I envy my dad like you can't believe.

I obviously never had the chance to see any of them play. However, I have had the opportunity every