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A Season in the Sun: The Rise of Mickey Mantle

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The story of Mickey Mantle's magnificent 1956 season Mickey Mantle was the ideal batter for the atomic age, capable of hitting a baseball harder and farther than any other player in history. He was also the perfect idol for postwar America, a wholesome hero from the heartland. In A Season in the Sun , acclaimed historians Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith recount the defining moment of Mantle's legendary career: 1956, when he overcame a host of injuries and critics to become the most celebrated athlete of his time. ...

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A Season in the Sun: The Rise of Mickey Mantle
2018, Basic Books

ISBN-13: 9780465094424

Hardcover

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