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This Day in Baseball - The Daily Rewind


This podcast is for the baseball fan with a curious mind. We bring you one event from each day in the calendar and go well beyond the box score. Our stories are brief and fun and come with some surprises.

Oct 20, 2020

On October 20, 1931 -- Mickey Mantle, the 'Commerce Comet', is born in Spavinaw, Oklahoma. The newborn's dad, a lead miner known as Mutt, names his son after Mickey Cochrane, not realizing the major league catcher's real name is not Mickey but Gordon. The future Yankee outfielder is glad his father was not aware of this fact.

Mantle talks about his Rookie Season, Famous teammates Maris and DiMaggio. 

500th Homeruns and his retirement speech.  

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https://thisdayinbaseball.com/mickey-mantle-page/

Mantles most popular Video - 

https://youtu.be/dSL6s2Q91to