This vintage sports wall hanging features in-motion sequential images of the classic left-handed swing of Mickey Mantle during the 1953 World Series.
The Amazing 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. He is a true American baseball icon. His number 7 is retired from the New York Yankees and he is a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Mantle won the Triple Crown in 1956, leading the major leagues in batting average, home runs, and runs batted in (RBI). He was an All-Star for 16 seasons, playing in 16 of the 20 All-Star Games that were played. He was an American League (AL) Most Valuable Player (MVP) three times and a Gold Glove winner once. Mantle appeared in 12 World Series including 7 championships, and holds World Series records for the most home runs (18), RBIs (40), extra-base hits (26), runs (42), walks (43), and total bases (123).