This sports wall hanging features Mickey Mantle of the New York Yankees – who is considered “The Greatest Switch Hitter in Baseball History” – taking right-handed and left-handed batting practice before Game 3 of the 1961 World Series at Crosley Field in Cincinnati.
The finished piece is done in a beautiful and distinct modern-vintage style and would make a nice addition to your sports room or to give as a gift.
The Career of Mickey Mantle
Mickey Mantle played from 1951 through 1968 for the New York Yankees. He hit for average and power from both sides of the plate. His career batting average was .298, with 536 home runs, and 1509 runs batted in. His number 7 is retired from the New York Yankees and he is a member of Baseball’s Hall of Fame.