This sports wall hanging is called “The Rookie” and features sequential images of Mickey Mantle during his first professional at-bat as a member of the New York Yankees. This occurred on April 17, 1951 at Yankee Stadium.
Mickey Mantle “The Rookie” is done in a beautiful modern-vintage style and is definitely unique and distinctive. American sports history that would make a nice addition to your collection. It also would make a great gift to give to that special Mickey Mantle and New York Yankees fan.
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.