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Lot # 926: April 15, 1951 Mickey Mantle Home Run Ticket from Two Days Before MLB Debut

Starting Bid: $1,000.00

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Item was in Auction "Spring Classic 2022",
which ran from 5/20/2022 7:00 PM to
6/11/2022 10:00 PM



On April 15, 1951, the Yankees played an exhibition game against the Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets field. In those first few at bats in a professional ball park as a rookie, Mickey Mantle hit his first Home Run (unofficial) in the 8th inning. It is the earliest Mantle home run in a major league ball park and certainly an indication of what was to come over his career! Offered is a rare Brooklyn Dodgers ticket stub from that historic game. The stub (1.25x3.5"), issued for a "Lower Stand" seat, is dated "Sun., April 15, 1951" on the front. In Very Good condition, with a few light creases throughout. 

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