13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
its always great to get more Mickey Mantle product!,
This review is from: Mickey Mantle: Stories & Memorabilia from a Lifetime with the Mick (Hardcover)
Okay...I just purchased this and have browsed it several times and read a few passages. This isn't some sort of "Tell all" ..its more of a valentine to the most beloved ball player of my generation. Being a Southern Californian...and growing up a Dodger fan...I still was a fan of "The Mick".
I don't know how many of these photos have been published in other books on Mickey, but the reproductions are very nice. The bonus material or memorabilia...is very cool...letters to his wife....etc..reproduced. Obviously this is a family sponsored product so don't expect any dirt..and who wants it at this point?
Frankly, maybe its my short attention span but the style of this book suits me better than some detailed life story. The chapters can be digested rather easily and in the end...its a lovely coffee table book/tribute. I picked it up a Borders...flipped through it and walked to the register....without viewing the price...
If you are a fan of Mickey...you will not be dissapointed.
If you are looking for the life story....look elswhere.