from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Mantle, Mickey Charles 1931-1995. American baseball player. One of the greatest sluggers of the game, he played center field for the New York Yankees (1951-1968) and hit 536 home runs.

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  • proper n. A surname.


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  • But Ramirez hit his 19th and 20th career postseason home runs, passing Reggie Jackson and Mickey Mantle and second only to Bernie Williams (22); in Mantle's time, there was no league championship series and Jackson played in the era before wild-card teams. - White Sox whisk Red Sox out of playoffs

  • No. 10 Mickey Mantle (536): Mantle is the all-time World Series home run king with 18. - World Series Homers

  • He proceeded to describe the grace and effortless elegance he saw in Mantle's play.

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  • During spring training, before his April debut, Yankees coach Bill Dickey called Mantle the best prospect he'd ever seen.

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  • Indeed, 24 of the 29 pages in the so-called Mantle file detailed the FBI's attempt to solve an extortion attempt against Mantle in 1960 and a threat to shoot him in 1953.

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  • Their Dress is a close Doublet, and a a loose Mantle, which is either rich or plain, fine or coarse, not according to the Quality, but according to the Ability of the Wearer; for very often you can't distinguish, in respect of Dress, the Grandee from the Merchant, or the

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  • The hall of shame of local teams' sports stars and their failed businesses include Lee Mazzilli's Cafe, Lawrence Taylor's LT's Restaurant and Sports Bar and Joe Namath's and Mickey Mantle's employment agency called Mantle Men and Namath Women that flopped in the 1960s.

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  • Nelson reached to tag Mantle, but Mantle made a feint and dived back safely into first.

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  • After also reading some of their words recently at Elijah List, its becoming clear that they are preparing to usher in some type of new 'Mantle' Impartation or anointing-This is to do with what they refer to as our 'heritage', bestowed upon the church by great fathers of the past.

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  • And, yes, Mantle along with many other players, probably the majority of them, who took illegal amphetamines from the 1940s onward have etched copper plaques in the Hall of Fame.

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