This sports wall art piece is call “The Rookie” and features sequential images of Mickey Mantle’s first professional at-bat as a member of the New York Yankees. This occurred on April 17, 1951 at Yankee Stadium.
All works are done in a beautiful “Modern-Vintage” style and individually hand-crafted using only American Products.
The Career of Mickey Mantle
Mickey Mantle first wore number 6 in his rookie year. He later switched to number 7 and went on have a remarkable career with the New York Yankees. Many believe Mickey Mantle is the greatest switch-hitter in baseball history. His number 7″is retired by the New York Yankees and he is a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.